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MURDER BY INJECTION 



The Story of the Medical Conspiracy 
Against America 



By 

EUSTACE MULLINS 



The National Council for Medical Research 
P.O. Box 1105 
Staunton, Virginia 24401 



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MURDER BY INJECTION 

The Story of the Medical Conspiracy Against America 



First Edition 

Library of Congress Card Catalog No. 88-060694 



Copyright © 1988 
Eustace Mullins 



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Printed in the United States of America 



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For 

BLAIR 

appreciation of your unequalled 
dedication to American ideals 




Contents 



1 . 


The Medical Monopoly 


1 


2. 


Quacks on Quackery 


13 


3. 


The Profits of Cancer 


59 


4. 


Death and Vaccination 


129 


5. 


The Fluoridation Conspiracy 


.148 


6. 


Whither AIDS 


169 


7. 


The Action of Fertilizers 


187 


8. 


Contamination of the Food Supply 


204 


9. 


The Drug Trust 


226 


10. 


The Rockefeller Syndicate 


310 



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Foreword 



The present work, the result of some forty years of investigative 
research, is a logical progression from my previous books: the 
expose of the international control of monetary issue and banking 
practices in the United States; a later work revealing the secret 
network of organizations through which these alien forces wield 
political power — the secret committees, foundations, and political 
parties through which their hidden plans are implemented; and now; 
to the most vital issue of all, the manner in which these depredations 
affect the daily lives and health of American citizens. Despite the 
great power of the hidden rulers, I found that only one group has the 
power to issue life or death sentences to any American — our nation's 
physicians. 

I discovered that these physicians, despite their great power, 
were themselves subjected to very strict controls over every aspect 
of their professional lives. These controls, surprisingly enough, were 
not wielded by any state or federal agency, although almost every 
other aspect of American life is now under the absolute control of 
the bureaucracy. The physicians have their own autocracy, a private 
trade association, the American Medical Association. This group, 
which is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, had gradually built up 
its power until it assumed total control over medical schools and the 
accreditation of physicians. 

The trail of these manipulators led me straight to the same lairs 
of the international conspirators whom I had exposed in previous 
books. I knew that they had already looted America, reduced its 
military power to a dangerously low level, and imposed bureaucratic 
controls on every American. I now discovered that their 
conspiracies also directly affected the health of every American. 

This conspiracy has resulted in a documented decline in the health 
of our citizens. We now rank far down the list of civilized nations in 
infant mortality and other significant medical statistics. I was able to 
document the shocking record of these cold-blooded tycoons who 
not only plan and carry out famines, economic depressions, 
revolutions and wars, but who also find their greatest profits in their 
manipulations of our medical care. The cynicism and malice of 
these conspirators is something beyond the imagination of most 
Americans. They deliberately mulct our people of millions of 
dollars each year through "charitable" organizations and then use 
these same organizations as key groups to bolster their Medical 
Monopoly. Fear and intimidation are the basic techniques by which 
the conspirators maintain their control over all aspects of our health 
care, as they ruthlessly crush any competitor who challenges their 
profits. As in other aspects of their "behavioural control" over the 
American people, their most constantly used weapon against us is 
their employment of federal agents and federal agencies to carry out 



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their intrigues. The proof of this operation may be the most 
disturbing revelation of my work. 



Eustace Mullins 
February 22, 1988 



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Acknowledgement: 



1 am grateful to the staff of the Library’ of Congress in Washington, D. C. 
for their courtesy and cooperation in the preparation of this work. 



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Chapter 1 



The Medical 
Monopoly 



The practice of medicine may not be the world's oldest 
profession, but it is often seen to be operating on much the same 
principles. Not only does the client wonder if he is getting what he 
is paying for, but in many instances, he is dismayed to find that he 
has actually gotten something he had not bargained for. An 
examination of the record shows that the actual methods of medical 
practice have not changed that much through the eons. The recently 
discovered Ebers papyrus shows that as early as 1600 B.C., more 
than nine hundred prescriptions were available to the physician, 
including opium as a pain-killing drug. As late as 1700, commonly 
used medications included cathartics such as senna, aloe, figs and 
castor oil. Intestinal worms were treated by aspidium roots (the male 
fem), pomegranate bark, or worm s eed oil. In the East this was 
obtained from the flowers of santonin; in the Western Hemisphere it 
was pressed from the fruit and leaves of chenopodium. 

Analgesics or pain relievers were alcohol, hyoscyamus leaves, 
and opium. Hyoscyamus contains scopolamine, used to induce 
"twilight sleep" in modern medicine. In the sixteenth century, Arabs 
used colchicum, a saffron derivative, for rheumatic pains and gout. 
Cinchona bark, the source of quinine, was used to treat malaria; 
chaulmoogra oil was used for leprosy, and ipecac for amoebic 
dysentery. Burned sponge at one time was used as a treatment for 
goiter; its content of iodine provided the cure. Midwives used ergot 
to contract the uterus. Some two hundred years ago, the era of 
modem medicine was ushered in by Sir Humphiy Davy's discovery 
of the anaesthetic properties of nitrous oxide. Michael Faraday 
discovered ether, and Wilhelm Surtner isolated morphine from 
opium. 

Until the late nineteenth century, doctors practiced as free lance 
agents, which meant that they assumed all the risks of their 
decisions. The poor rarely encountered a doctor, as medical 
ministrations were generally confined to the rich and powerful. 
Curing a monarch could bring great rewards but failing to cure him 
could be a fatal mistake. Perhaps it was the awareness of the 
personal risks of this profession which gave rise to the plan for 
monopoly, to level out the risks and rewards among a chosen few. 
The attempts to build up this medical monopoly have now created a 
modem plague, while the resolve to maintain this monopoly has cost 
the public dearly in money and suffering. 



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Almost five centuries ago, one of the first attempts to set up this 
monopoly took place in England. The Act of 151 1, signed into law 
by King Henry the Eighth, in England, made it an offence to 
practice physic or surgery without the approval of a panel of 
"experts." This Act was formalized in 1518 with the founding of the 
Royal College of Physicians. In 1540, barbers and surgeons were 
granted similar powers, when the King granted approval of their 
company. They immediately launched a campaign to eliminate the 
unauthorized practitioners who had served the poor. Apparently 
there is nothing new under the sun, as much the same campaign has 
long been underway in the United States. This harassment of doctors 
who served the poor caused such widespread suffering in England 
that King Henry the 8th was forced to enact the Quacks Charter in 
1542. This Charter exempted the "unauthorized practitioners" and 
allowed them to continue their ministrations. No such charter has 
ever been granted in the United States, where a "quack" is not only 
an unauthorized practitioner, that is, one who has not been 
"approved" by the American Medical Association or one of the 
government agencies under its control, but he is also subject to 
immediate arrest. It is interesting that the chartering of quacks is not 
one of the features of English life which was passed on to its 
American colony. 

In 1617, the Society of Apothecaries was formed in England. In 
1832, the British Medical Association was chartered; this became 
the impetus for the forming of a similar association, the American 
Medical Association, in the United States. From its earliest 
inception, the American Medical Association has had one principal 
objective, attaining and defending a total monopoly of the practice 
of medicine in the United States. From its outset, the AMA made 
allopathy the basis of its practice. Allopathy was a type of medicine 
whose practitioners had received training in a recognized academic 
school of medicine, and who relied heavily on surgical procedures 
and the use of medications. The leaders of this brand of medicine 
had been trained in Germany. They were dedicated to the frequent 
use of bleeding and heavy doses of drugs. They were inimical to any 
form of medicine which had not proceeded from the academies and 
which did not follow standardized or orthodox procedures. 

Allopathy set up an intense rivalry with the prevalent 
nineteenth school of medicine, the practice of homeopathy. This 
school was the creation of a doctor named Christian Hahnemann 
(1755-1843). It was based on his formula, "similibus cyrentur," like 
cures like. Homeopathy is of even greater significance to our time, 
because it works through the immune system, using nontoxic doses 
of substances which are similar to those causing the illness. Even 
today, Queen Elizabeth is still treated by her personal homeopathic 
physician at Buckingham Palace. Yet, in the United States, 
organized medicine continues its frenetic drive to discredit and 
stamp out the practice of homeopathic medicine. Ironically, Dr. 
George H. Simmons, who dominated the American Medical 
Association from 1899 to 1924, building that organization into a 



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national power, had for years run advertisements in Lincoln, 
Nebraska, where he practiced, which proclaimed that he was a 
"homeopathic physician." 

Clinical trials have shown that homeopathy is as effective as 
certain widely prescribed arthritic drugs, and also having the 
overriding advantage that it produces no harmful side effects. 
However, the accomplishments of homeopathy have historically 
been given the silent treatment, or, if mentioned at all, were greatly 
misinterpreted or distorted. A classic case of this technique occurred 
in England during the devastating outbreak of cholera in 1854; 
records showed that during this epidemic, deaths at homeopathic 
hospitals were only 16.4%, as compared to the death rate of 50% at 
the orthodox medical hospitals. This record was deliberately 
suppressed by the Board of Health of the City of London. 

During the nineteenth century, the practice of homeopathy 
spread rapidly throughout the United States and Europe. Dr. 
Hahnemann had written a textbook, "Homeopathica Materia 
Medica," which enabled many practitioners to adopt his methods. 

In 1847, when the American Medical Association was founded 
in the United States, homeopaths outnumbered allopaths, the AMA 
type of doctors, by more than two to one. Because of the 
individualistic nature of the homeopathic profession, and the fact 
that they usually practiced alone, they were unprepared for the 
concerted onslaught of the allopaths. From its beginning, the AMA 
proved that it was merely a trade lobby, which had been organized 
for the purpose of stifling competition and driving the homeopaths 
out of business. By the early 1900s, as the AMA began to achieve 
this goal, American medicine began to enter its Dark Age. Only now 
is it beginning to emerge from those decades of darkness, as a new, 
holistic movement calls for treating the entire physical system, 
instead of concentrating on one affected part. 

A distinctive feature of the AMA's allopathic school of 
medicine was its constant self-advertisement and promotion of a 
myth, the myth that its type of medicine was the only one which was 
effective. This pernicious development created a new monster, the 
mad doctor as a person of absolute infallibility, whose judgment 
must never be questioned. Most certainly, his mistakes must never 
be mentioned. As Ivan Ilyich has pointed out in his shocking book, 
"Medical Nemesis, the Expropriation of Health" (1976), not only 
has the effectiveness of the allopathic school of medicine proved to 
be the stuff of mythology, but the doctors have now brought new 
plagues into being, illnesses which Ilyich defines as "iatrogenic," 
causing a plague which he terms "iatrogenesis." Ilyich claims that 
this plague is now sweeping this nation. He defines iatrogenesis as 
an "illness which is caused by a doctor's medical intervention." 

Ilyich goes on to define three commonly encountered types of 
iatrogenesis; clinical iatrogenesis, which is a doctor-made illness; 
social iatrogenesis, which is deliberately created by the 
machinations of the medical-industrial complex; and cultural 
iatrogenesis, which saps the peoples will to survive. Of the three 



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types of iatrogenesis, the third may be the most prevalent. 
Advertisements for various medications call it "stress," the difficulty 
of surmounting the problems of every day life which are caused by 
the totalitarian government and the sinister figures behind it, who 
operate it for their own personal gain. Confronted with this 
monstrous presence, which intrudes into every aspect of an 
American citizen's daily life, many people are overcome by a feeling 
of hopelessness, and are persuaded that there is nothing they can do. 
In fact, this monster is extremely vulnerable, because it is so greatly 
overextended, and when attacked, can be seen to be a paper tiger. 




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MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 

This advertisement appeared in the Lincoln, Nebraska, newspapers years before be 
obtained his mail order diploma from Rush Medical College. In this license "Doc" 
Simmons represents himself as a homeopath. He grew more ambitious in his later 
advertisements and claimed to be a "licentiate of Gynecology and Obstetrics from the 
Rotuuda Hospitals, Dublin. Ireland". Note the humbug "Compound Oxygen" Cure. 



Despite the AMA's frenetic claims of improving medical care, 
records show that the state of American health is declining. During 
the nineteenth century, it had shown steady improvement, probably 
because of the ministrations of the homeopaths. A typical disease of 
the period was tuberculosis. In 1812, the death rate from 
tuberculosis in New York was 700 per 100,000. When Koch 
isolated the bacillus in 1882, this death rate had already declined to 
370. In 1910, when the first TB sanatarium was opened, this rate 
had further declined to 180 per 100,000. By 1950, this death rate 
had dropped to 50 per 100,000. Medical records prove that a 90% 



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decline in child mortality from scarlet fever, diptheria, whooping 
cough and measles occurred before the introduction of antibiotics 
and immunization, from 1860-1896. This was also well before the 
Food and Drag Act was passed in 1905, which set up governmental 
control of interstate commerce in drugs. In 1900, there was only one 
doctor for every 750 Americans. They had usually served a two year 
apprenticeship, after which they could look forward to earning about 
the same salary as a good mechanic. In 1900, the AMA Journal, 
which was already under the editorship of Dr. George H. Simmons, 
sounded the call to arms. "The growth of the profession must be 
stemmed if individual members are to find the practice of medicine 
a lucrative profession." One would find difficulty in reading in the 
literature of any profession a more determined demand for 
monopoly. But how was this goal to be achieved? The Merlin who 
was to wave his magic wand and bring about this dramatic 
development in the medical profession turned out to be none other 
than the richest man in the world, the insatiable monopolist, John D. 
Rockefeller. Fresh from his triumph of organizing his gigantic oil 
monopoly, a victory as well-blooded as any ancient Roman triumph, 
Rockefeller, the creature of the House of Rothschild and its Wall 
Street emissary, Jacob Schiff, realized that a medical monopoly 
might bring him even greater profits than his oil trust. In 1892, 
Rockefeller appointed Frederick T. Gates as his agent, conferring 
upon him the title of "head of all his philanthropic endeavors." As it 
turned out, each of Rockefeller's well-publicized "philanthropies" 
was specifically designed to increase not only his wealth and power, 
but also the wealth and power of the hidden figures whom he so 
ably represented. 

Frederick T. Gates' first present to Rockefeller was a plan to 
dominate the entire medical education system in the United States. 
The initial step was taken by the organization of the Rockefeller 
Institute of Medical Research. In 1907, the AMA "requested" the 
Carnegie Foundation to conduct a survey of all the medical schools 
of the nation. Even at this early date, the Rockefeller interests had 
already achieved substantial working control of the Carnegie 
Foundations which has been maintained ever since. It is well known 
in the foundation world that the Carnegie Foundations (there are 
several), are merely feeble adjuncts of the Rockefeller Foundation. 
The Carnegie Foundation named one Abraham Flexner to head up 
its study of medical schools. Coincidentally, his brother Simon was 
the head of the Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research. The 
Flexner Report was completed in 1910, after many months of travel 
and study. It was heavily influenced by the German-trained 
allopathic representation in the American medical profession. It was 
later revealed that the primary influence on Flexner had been his trip 
to Baltimore. He had been a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. 
This school had been established by Daniel Coit Gilman (1831- 
1908). Gilman had been one of the three original incorporators of 
the Russell Trust at Yale University (now known as the Brotherhood 
of Death). Its Y ale headquarters had a letter in German authorizing 



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Gilman to set up this branch of the Illuminati in the United States. 
Gilman incorporated the Peabody Fund and the John Slater Fund, 
which later became the Rockefeller Foundation. Gilman also 
became an original incorporator of Rockefeller's General Education 
Board, which was to take over the United States system of medical 
education; the Carnegie Foundation and the Russell Sage 
Foundation. At Johns Hopkins University. Gilman also taught 
Richard Ely, who became the evil genius of Woodrow Wilson's 
education. Gil man's final achievement in the last year of his life 
was to advise Herbert Hoover on the advisability of setting up a 
think tank. Hoover later followed Gilman's plan in setting up the 
Hoover Institution after the First World War. This institution 
furnished the movers and shapers of the "Reagan Revolution" in 
Washington. Not surprisingly, the American people found 
themselves saddled with even more debt and an even more 
oppressive federal bureaucracy, all the result of Daniel Coit 
Gilman's Illuminati prospectus. 

Flexner spent much of his time at Johns Hopkins University 
finalizing his report. The medical school, which had only been 
established in 1893, was considered to be very up-to-date. It was 
also the headquarters of the German allopathic school of medicine 
in the United States. Flexner, born in Louisville, Ky., had studied at 
the University of Berlin. The president of the Zionist Organization 
of America, Louis Brandies, also from Louisville, was an old friend 
of the Flexner family. After Woodrow Wilson appointed Brandeis to 
the Supreme Court, Brandeis appointed himself a delegate to Paris 
to attend the Versailles Peace Conference in 1918. His purpose was 
to advance the goals of the Zionist movement at this conference. 
Bernard Flexner, who was then an attorney in New York, was asked 
to accompany Brandeis as the official legal counsel to the Zionist 
delegation in Paris. Bernard Flexner later became a founding 
member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a trustee of the 
Rockefeller Foundation with his brother Simon. 

Simon Flexner had been appointed the first director of the 
Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research at its organization in 
1903. Abraham Flexner joined the Carnegie Foundation for the 
Advancement of Teaching in 1908, serving there until his retirement 
in 1928. He also served for years as a member of Rockefeller's 
General Education Board. He was awarded a Rhodes Memorial 
lectureship at Oxford University. His definitive work was published 
in 1913, "Prostitution in Europe." 

Abraham Flexner submitted a final report to Rockefeller which 
apparently was satisfactory in every way. Its first point was an 
emphatic agreement with the AMA's lament that there were too 
many doctors. The Flexner solution was a simple one; to make 
medical education so elitist and expensive, and so drawn out, that 
most students would be prohibited from even considering a medical 
career. The Flexner program set up requirements for four years of 
undergraduate college, and a further four years of medical school. 
His report also set up complex requirements for the medical schools; 



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they must have expensive laboratories and other equipment. As the 
requirements of the Flexner Report became effective, the number of 
medical schools was rapidly reduced. By the end of World War I, 
the number of medical schools had been reduced from 650 to a mere 
50 in number. The number of annual graduates had been reduced 
from 7500 to 2500. The enactment of the Flexner restrictions 
virtually guaranteed that the Medical Monopoly in the United States 
would result in a small group of elitist students from well to do 
families, and that this small group would be subjected to intense 
controls. 

What has the Flexner Report cost the average American 
citizen? Some recent statistics throw light on the situation. The New 
York Times reported that in 1985, the cost of health care per person 
in the United States was $1800 per year; in England, $800 per year; 
in Japan, $600 per year. Yet both England and Japan rank higher on 
the scale of quality of medical care than the United States. 

Compared to Japan, for instance, which has a higher living standard 
than the United States, but which furnished its citizens with quality 
medical care for $600 per person each year, comparative medical 
care in the United States cannot be valued higher than $500 per year 
per person. What is the $1300 per person difference? It is the $300 
billion per year looting of the American public by the Medical 
Monopoly, in overcharges, criminal syndicalist activities, and the 
operations of the Drug Trust. 



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Chapter 2 



Quacks on Quackery 



Quack — an ignorant pretender to medical or surgical skill. 
Quackery — charlatanry. 1783, Crabbe, Village 1, "A potent quack, 
long versed in human ills, who first insults the victim 
whom he kills." 

Oxford English Dictionary 



The first significant figure in American medicine, according to 
Geoffrey Marks, was the theologian Cotton Mather (1663-1728). 
The son of Increase Mather, the President of Harvard University, 
Cotton Mather wrote many theological works, but also wrote a full 
length medical work, "The Angel of Bethesda" on which he wrote 
from 1720 to 1724. His medical letters drew heavily on local Indian 
lore; he also pondered the mental factor in illness, noting that "A 
cheerful Heart does Good like a Medicine, but a broken Spirit dries 
the Bones." 

Mather seems to have been the first and last theologian to be 
interested in the practice of American medicine. The next figure of 
importance in American medicine was a Dr. Nathan Smith Davis 
(1817-1904). After apprenticing under Dr. Daniel Clark in upstate 
New York, Davis moved to New York in 1847. As early as 1845, he 
had demanded that the Medical Society of the State of New York 
correct the more flagrant abuses in medical education, insisting that 
the four months of instruction then in vogue be increased to a period 
of six months. On May 1 1, 1846, he convened a group of physicians 
in New York to form the nucleus of the American Medical 
Association. The organization took on formal status the following 
year in Philadelphia, on May 5, 1847, the official date the American 
Medical Association came into being. The hundred delegates to the 
New York meeting had swelled to over two hundred and fifty at 
Philadelphia. They soon formed state organizations in a number of 
states. Smith later moved to Chicago, where he joined the faculty of 
Rush Medical School. In 1883, when the AMA founded its Journal, 
he became the first editor, serving until 1889. 

Despite the good intentions of its founder, Dr. Davis, the AMA 
remained moribund for some fifty years. In 1899, the organization 
took a giant step forward, with the arrival of one Dr. George H. 
Simmons from Nebraska. Simmons, who throughout his life was 
known, perhaps derisively, as "Doc," is now remembered as the pre- 
eminent American quack. Born in Moreton, England, Simmons 



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immigrated to the United States in 1870. Settling in the Midwest, he 
began his career as a journalist. It is interesting that the two other 
dominant figures in twentieth century American medicine, Dr. 
Morris Fishbein and Albert Lasker, also began their careers as 
journalists; Fishbein remained a journalist all his life. Simmons 
became the editor of the Nebraska Farmer in Lincoln, Nebraska. 
Several years later, he decided to improve his finances by launching 
on a career of unparalleled medical quackery. Interestingly enough, 
the AMA in 1868 had formally defined quackery as "the sale or 
administration of drugs or treatments that are not approved by 
legally constituted medical authorities." Simmons ignored this 
requirement. No one has ever been able to determine that he had 
studied anywhere to qualify for a medical degree. Nevertheless, he 
began to advertise that he was a "licentiate of the Rotunda Hospital 
of Dublin," referring, presumably, to Dublin, Ireland. In fact, Dublin 
Hospital had never issued any licenses, nor was it authorized to do 
so. (See Illustration No. 2, full page opposite.) 

No one ever bothered to raise the question as to why Simmons, 
who had supposedly arrived in the United States as a duly licensed 
physician, chose instead to practice journalism for some years. He 
also advertised that he had spent "a year and a half in the largest 
hospitals in London," although he refrained from making any claims 
as to what capacity whether as a patient, an orderly or other 
functionary. Y ears later, he obtained a diploma by mail from one of 
the nation's flourishing diploma mills, Rush Medical College in 
Chicago, while maintaining a full time medical practice in Lincoln. 
There is no record that he ever set foot on the campus of Rush 
Medical College prior to obtaining this degree. His protege, Morris 
Fishbein, also attended Rush Medical College. There was some 
question as to whether Fishbein ever actually graduated; years later, 
in his time of influence, he became a "professor" there, specializing 
in teaching the public relations aspects of medicine. 

In their definitive work, "The Story of Medicine in America," 
an exhaustive and detailed compilation, the authors, Geoffrey Marks 
and William K. Beatty, make no mention of either Simmons or 
Fishbein, seemingly a glaring omission, as they are the two most 
notorious practitioners in our medical history. Apparently realizing 
that these two men were the two most famous quacks in medical 
history, the authors prudently decided to ignore them. 

In Who's Who Simmons notes that he practiced medicine in 
Lincoln from 1884 to 1899. He lists his degree as L. M. Dublin 
1884. This raises further questions. Simmons had immigrated to the 
United States in 1870; he remained continuously in Lincoln from 
1870 to 1899, when he went to Chicago. For some reason, he 
forebore the listing of the mail order diploma from Rush Medical 
College in his Who's Who listing in the 1936 edition; he had listed it 
in the 1922 edition as receiving it in 1892. Here again, no one later 
raised the question of his educational record, which showed that he 
only began his medical education in Dublin after he had come to the 
United States. "Doc" Simmons' advertisements in Lincoln, which 



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we have reproduced here, employed a standard phraseology of the 
time, "A limited number of lady patients can be accommodated at 
my residence." This was a coded notification that he was engaged in 
the practice of abortion. He also operated a beauty and massage 
parlor on the premises, as part of a "Lincoln Institute" of which he 
was apparently the only official. His advertisements also identified 
him as a "homeopathic physician," although he would soon embark 
on a career with the AMA to destroy the profession of homeopathy 
in the United States. His advertisements announced that he "treats 
all medical and surgical diseases of women." 



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ABORTIONISTS 



The lines, "A limited number of lady patients can be accommodated at my 
residence," was the form regularly used by abortionists in their advertising in those 
days. The London and Vienna hospital experienced the Irish license are fictitious. 
This advertisement appeared at a later date than that Lincoln Institute, but years 
before "Doc" Simmons had obtained his diploma mill degree. 



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Having learned about the American Medical Association, 
Simmons, always in search of more status, formed a Nebraska 
chapter, the Nebraska Medical Association. His talents as an 
organizer came to the attention of the Chicago headquarters, and he 
was summoned to take over the editorship of the Journal of the 
AMA. Thus "Doc" Simmons came to the AMA, not as a physician, 
but as a journalist. He found that the AMA was drifting along, with 
no one capable of implementing a national policy. The situation was 
made to order for a man of his capacities and drive. He soon named 
himself as secretary and general manager of the American Medical 
Association, launching the organization on its dictatorial and self- 
aggrandizing policies which it has maintained to the present day. All 
moneys accruing to the AMA passed through Simmons' hands, and 
he personally supervised every detail of the operations. He soon 
found an able and willing lieutenant in a man who had formerly 
served as a Secretary of the Kentucky State Board of Health. He 
seems to have been a man after Simmons' own heart, for he had 
been arrested after examiners found a shortage of some $62,000 in 
his accounts. As a member in good standing of the state 
bureaucracy, he managed to obtain an official pardon from the 
Governor of Kentucky, with the gentle admonition that it might be 
best for him to settle elsewhere. Chicago was only a short train ride 
away, where he found that Simmons was overwhelmed by his 
credentials. This gentleman, Dr. E. E. Hyde, died in 1912 from 
leukemia. This proved to be a fortuitious circumstance for another 
journalist waiting in the wings, Dr. Morris Fishbein. Fishbein had 
apparently completed his studies at Rush Medical College, but he 
had not yet been awarded his diploma. In any case, he did not want 
to become a doctor. He had desultorily served as an intern at Durand 
Hospital for a few months, but he was unwilling to comply with the 
then regulations requiring a two year internship in an accredited 
hospital. He was seriously considering a career as a circus acrobat, 
and had been working part time as an extra in an opera company. He 
had also learned of a possible opening at the AMA, and had been 
doing some part time writing there during Dr. Hyde's terminal 
illness. Simmons had also found Fishbein to be a man after his own 
heart. When Dr. Hyde died. Simmons at once offered the youth a 
very handsome starting salary of $ 1 00 a month, a high figure for 
1913. Fishbein found a home at the AMA; he did not leave until 
1949, when he was literally kicked out. 

With the advent of Fishbein, the American Medical Association 
was now firmly in the hands of the nation's two most aggressive 
quacks, Simmons, who had practised medicine for years, 
unembarrassed by the fact that he had no medical degree which 
would hold up under the light of day, and Morris Fishbein, who 
admitted under oath in 1938 that he had never practised medicine a 
day in his life. Because "Doc" Simmons, as he was genially known, 
had never shown any motivation in his career except greed, he soon 
realized that the enormous power of which the AMA was capable 
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request certain considerations in return for the favor or the goodwill 
of the AMA. First and foremost was its "Seal of Approval" for new 
products. Since the AMA early on had virtually no laboratory, 
testing equipment or research staff, the Seal of Approval was 
obtained by "green research," that is, the laborious determination of 
how much the supplicant could afford to pay, and how much it 
might be worth to him. At first, some pharmaceutical manufacturers 
resented this arrangement, and refused to pay. The leader of this 
opposition was one Dr. Wallace C. Abbott, who had founded Abbott 
Laboratories in 1900. Simmons met him head on by refusing to 
approve a single product of Abbott Laboratories, no matter how 
many were submitted. This standoff continued for some time, until 
one morning, "Doc" Simmons was visibly shaken to see Dr. Abbott 
towering over him in his office. 

"Well, sir," he stammered, "and just what can I do for you?" 

"I just came down to hear from you personally" Dr. Abbott 
replied, "why not one of my products has ever been approved by the 
AMA." 

"That's not really my department, sir," "Doc" Simmons replied, 
"I'll be glad to check with our research department and find out what 
the problem is." 

"Is there any way I could speed up your inquiry?" asked Dr. 
Abbott. 

Simmons was overjoyed. At last the stubborn chemist was 
beginning to see things his way. "I'll be glad to do whatever I can," 
he said. "There is something you can do," said Dr. Abbott, "if you 
would be so good as to look over these documents, it might help you 
to make up your mind." 

He spread a number of papers out on "Doc" Simmons' desk. 
Simmons immediately realized that he was looking at a complete 
record of his career, carefully garnered by private detectives who 
had been hired by Dr. Abbott. There were the full details of the so- 
called "diplomas'; records of sex charges brought against Simmons 
by former patients in Lincoln, and other titillating items, such as 
charges of medical negligence resulting in the deaths of patients. He 
knew that he was trapped. 

"All right," said Simmons, "just what is it you want?" 

"All I want is to have the AMA grant approval of my products," 
said Dr. Abbott. "Do you think that is possible, now?" 

"You've got it," said Simmons. From that day, the products 
from Abbott's firm, which was still called Abbott Biologicals at that 
time, were rushed through the AMA process and marked 
"Approved." Dr. Abbott never paid one cent for this special 
treatment. 

Through the years, various versions of the Abbott-Simmons 
conflict were repeated. A whitewashed version appears in Tom 
Mahoney's "Merchants of Life," which claims that Simmons 
objected to Dr. Abbott's "commercialization" of the medical 
profession, and wished to teach him a lesson. The Council on 
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Abbott's drugs, but also turned down his requests to advertise in the 
journal of the American Medical Association, and later refused to 
print his letters of protest. Simmons then launched personal attacks 
on Dr. Abbott in the Journal in the issues of December 1907 and 
March 1908. Simmons' pious claim that he did not wish to see Dr. 
Abbott commercializing the medical profession rings hollow; 

Abbott was manufacturing pharmaceutical products for sale. The 
rub was that he refused to pay the usual shakedown to Simmons. 
After the imbroglio was settled, S. DeWitt Clough, Abbott's 
advertising manager, became a bridge playing crony of Morris 
Fishbein. 

A spirited critic of the AMA during its Simmons-Fishbein 
period, Dr. Emanuel Josephson of New York, wrote, "The methods 
which Simmons and his crew used in their battle for a monopoly of 
medical publications and of advertisements to the profession were 
often crude and illegitimate . . . The AMA has openly threatened 
firms that advertise in media other than their own journals with 
withdrawal of 'acceptance' of their products." Dr. Josephson 
described Simmons' practices as "conspiracy in restraint of trade, 
and extortion." He further charged, again correctly, that "almost 
every branch of the Federal Government active in the field of 
medicine was completely dominated by the Association." This was 
borne out by the present writer, who cites many instances later of 
government agencies actively implementing the most horrendous 
cases of racketeering by the Drug Trust. So exhaustive were the 
controls set in place by Simmons that the President of the AMA, Dr. 
Nathan B. van Etten, later filed a sworn affidavit in the New York 
District Court that he, as President of the American Medical 
Association, had no authority to accept any moneys or enter into any 
contracts. All such deals were the province of the Chicago 
headquarters staff. It was later noted that AMA "focuses on 
protecting physicians' incomes against government intrusion in the 
practice of medicine." This was a case of having their cake and 
eating it too. While steadfastly opposing any government 
supervision of the Medical Monopoly, the monopolists frequently 
forced various government agencies to act against anyone who 
posed a threat to their monopoly, having them arrested, prosecuted, 
and sent to prison. 

"Doc" Simmons' lucrative dominance of the American Medical 
Association led him into numerous sidelines. In 1921, he established 
the Institute of Medicine in Chicago. This apparently was nothing 
more than a holding company for his bribes. He had also been 
enjoying the perquisites of the American success story, a buxom 
mistress installed in a luxurious Gold Coast apartment. Scoundrel 
that he was, Simmons was not content to flaunt this liason to his 
wife; he also became increasingly cruel in his determination to get 
rid of her. He then embarked on a classic ploy, the physician 
attempting to dispose of an unwanted wife by plying her with 
narcotics, trying to convince her that she is going insane, and 
hopefully, driving her to suicide. After some months of this 



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treatment, his wife fought back by filing suit against him. A highly 
publicized trial in 1924 ended in his wife's testimony that he had 
given her heavy doses of narcotics, prescribed on the strength of his 
"medical experience," and then began proceedings to have her 
declared insane. This was not such an unusual procedure during that 
period; it had happened to literally hundreds of wives. However, his 
wife proved to be tougher than most victims. She testified in court 
that he had tried to have her framed on a charge of insanity. This 
trial inspired more than a dozen subsequent books, plays, and 
movies based on the story of a physician who tries to drive his wife 
insane through a campaign of ministration of drugs and 
psychological terrorism. The most famous was "Gaslight," in which 
Charles Boyer played the role of "Doc" Simmons to perfection, the 
luckless wife being played by Ingrid Bergman. 

The trial brought Simmons a torrent of unpleasant publicity, 
and forced his retirement as head of the AMA. However, he retained 
the title of "general editor emeritus," absenting himself in 1924 until 
his death in 1937. Morris Fishbein, still operating under his lucky 
star, was now moved into total dominance of the AMA. Between the 
two of them, they controlled the AMA for more than a half century, 
perfecting their techniques for using this organization to raise 
money, exercise political clout, and maintain dominance over 
physicians, hospitals, drug companies and concerned government 
agencies. Simmons moved to Hollywood, Florida, where he lived 
until 1937. His New York Times obituary was headlined "Noted for 
War on Quacks." His longtime critic, Dr. Emanuel Josephson, noted 
that this was an odd memorial for a man who had long been known 
as "the Prince of Quacks." 

Morris Fishbein also inherited Simmons' able assistant at the 
AMA, Dr. Olin West (1874-1952). West had been state director in 
Tennessee for the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission from 1910 to 
1918. Thus he had the requisite credentials as a representative of the 
Rockefeller connection at the AMA headquarters. Dr. Josephson 
later termed Fishbein "the Hitler of the medical profession" and 
West as "his Goering." Fishbein remained aware of the AMA's 
ability to "use" government employees for AMA purposes. Of the 
first fifteen members of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry, 
three had been members of the federal government. 

With the disappearance of Simmons, Fishbein now had a free 
hand. From that day on, he made sure that when anyone mentioned 
the AMA, they also paid tribute to Morris Fishbein. He used his 
position there to launch a host of private enterprises, including book 
publishing, lecturing, and writing feature newspaper columns. On a 
very modest salary of $24,000 a year from the AMA, Fishbein 
became the Playboy of the Western World. His children were 
supervised by a French governess, while he commuted weekly to 
New York to be seen at the Stork Club and to attend first nights at 
the theatre. Fees, kickbacks, awards and other moneys poured into 
his coffers in a veritable flood. During his twenty-five years of 
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enrich himself. Despite the fact that he had never practiced medicine 
a day in his life, he persuaded King Features Syndicate to sign him 
on as daily columnist writing a "medical" commentary which 
appeared in over two hundred newspapers. A full page ad appeared 
in Editor and Publisher to celebrate his new venture on March 23, 
1940, stating "An authority of medicine, Dr. Fishbein's name is 
synonymous with the 'sterling' stamp on a piece of silver." Whether 
this was an oblique reference to Judas is not clear. 

Fishbein garnered additional income by having himself named 
medical adviser to Look Magazine, the second largest publication in 
the United States. In 1935, he had ventured into what was probably 
his greatest financial coup, the annual publication of a massive 
volume, "the Modern Home Medical Adviser." The book was 
written for him by doctors on consignment, but he wrote the lurid 
advertising copy, "Endorsed by doctors everywhere. The Wealthiest 
Millionaire Could Not Buy Better Health Guidance." Obviously, no 
doctor anywhere dared to criticize the book. 

Fishbein's steadily aggrandizing powers at the AMA were 
veiled by the fact that he never had any title there except "editor." 

He maintained absolute control over all the publications of the 
AMA, and thus gained his total power over the organization. No one 
who disagreed with him had any opportunity to voice any 
discontent. He also maintained absolute control over the selection of 
the personnel of the various committees of the AMA, so that no one 
was ever in a position to attack him. The Committee on Food and 
the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry were his particular 
preserves, because of the great power they had over manufacturers 
and advertisers. The Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry had been 
set up in 1905, at the same time that the Food and Drug Act had 
been passed by congress; the two groups always worked together 
very closely. As advertising revenues increased each year, Fishbein 
steadfastly denied that any profits were being made by the AMA. 

He was quoted in Review of Reviews, 1926, "Far from being the 
'corporation not for profit' which the statutes list it, the American 
Medical Association has been exceedingly profitable to the public, 
both in dollars and in lives." Thus Fishbein adeptly turned aside 
growing criticism of the income of the AMA by his claim that it was 
profitable to the public at large. 

Under Fishbein's editorship, the AMA health magazine, 

Hygiea, carried the banner headline, "PURE FOODS, HONESTLY 
ADVERTISED." "The Seal of Acceptance of the Committee on 
Foods of the AMA is your best guarantee that the claims of quality 
for any product are correct and that the advertising for it is truthful. 
Look for this Seal on every food that you buy. White Star Tuna and 
Chicken of the Sea brand Tuna have this acceptance." At the very 
time that Fishbein was running these advertisements, the Food and 
Drug Administration was repeatedly seizing shipments of these very 
brands of tuna, condemning them because "they consisted in whole 
or in part of decomposed animal substance." So much for the Seal of 
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The AMA Committee on Foods always verged on the brink of 
exposure or serious damage suits, because it had virtually no testing 
apparatus. The June 24, 1931 issue of Business Week raised serious 
questions about these operations, particularly the power of the AMA 
to censor manufacturers' ad copy. Business Week asked "whether a 
national body of professional men conducted presumably on the 
highest ethical plane, is not continually exceeding the natural 
boundaries of its actions when it attempts to assume police and 
regulatory powers over the nation's largest industry." The editors of 
Business Week were well aware that the staff at AMA did little 
testing and were not qualified to render judgments on the 
"acceptance" of products. The magazine story may have been 
intended as a quiet warning to the AMA to cease and desist its 
activities in this field. They reckoned without Fishbein's chutzpah. 
The AMA Committee on Foods, under Fishbein's guidance, 
continued its operations for another decade. In 1939, Fishbein 
awarded the Seal of Acceptance to some 2,706 individual products, 
which were produced by some 1,653 companies. Its chief rival in 
this field, the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, had also come 
under increasing fire for its aggressive tactics in seeking more 
customers for its Seal. In May 1941, the Federal Trade Commission 
issued "cease and desist" orders against the Good Housekeeping 
Seal; Fishbein saw the handwriting on the wall, and shortly 
afterwards, he discontinued the AMA Seal of Acceptance awards 
for general purpose foods. 

The Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry was quite another 
matter. This was the key to the big money. A drug company could 
make one hundred million dollars on a new product, if it were to be 
released under the proper auspices; the most vital, of course, was the 
AMA Seal of Acceptance. The opportunities for large scale bribery, 
conspiracy and corruption were too prevalent to be ignored. One 
physician who was very conscious of this was Dr. Emanuel 
Josephson of New York. Heir to a large fortune, Dr. Josephson 
resided in a multi-million dollar townhouse in the city's most 
expensive area, just around the comer from Nelson Rockefeller on 
the fashionable Upper East Side. Josephson was unable to conceal 
his contempt for Fishbein and his money-grubbing activities. On 
January 2, 1932, he officially resigned from the AMA's New York 
City Medical Society; the AMA chose to ignore his letter of 
resignation until 1938, when Fishbein released a letter claiming that 
the AMA "had severed connections with him." In 1939, Dr. 
Josephson submitted the important record of his ground breaking 
research to Science Magazine, "Vitamin E Therapy of Myasthenia 
Gravis," which they refused to print. Dr. Josephson later pointed out 
that the AMA had deliberately concealed the benefits of Vitamin E 
therapy for more than twenty-five years. This was only one instance 
of hundreds in which the AMA withheld life-saving information 
from the public. The benefits of Vitamin E therapy are now 
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The AMA technique for controlling all new products was 
revealed by a United Press dispatch January 20, 1940, that the AMA 
had a well-defined newspaper policy "never to call anything a cure, 
or in fact give publicity to any remedy of any description, without a 
thorough investigation." The organization usually recommended 
that any report of a remedy should be referred to the New York 
branch of the AMA for investigation. As Dr. Josephson testified, he 
had tried for years to get the New York chapter of the AMA to 
investigate his findings, but they always refused. 

The AMA Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry had effectively 
solidified its control by amending the official AMA Code of Ethics 
to prohibit individual physicians from giving any testimonials in 
favor of any drug; this amendment protected the valuable monopoly 
of AMA headquarters in Chicago. A distinguished scientist and 
teacher, Dr. Frank G. Lydston, published a booklet, "Why the AMA 
is Going Backward," in which he stated, "The achievement of what 
the oligarchy of the AMA has boasted most vociferously has been 
its belated war on proprietaries, quack medical manufacturers and 
unproved products. When I recall the nauseous array of proprietary 
fakes on the advertisements on which the oligarchy built its 
financial prosperity, its 'holier than thou' pose is sickening. It was 
fitting to its psychic constitution that after the AMA has for years 
done its level best to promulgate the interests, and to fatten upon, 
fake manufacturers and professional poisoners of the innocent, it 
should bite the hand that fed it. Despotic powers such as the 
oligarchy wields over the food and drug manufacturers is dangerous, 
and human nature being what it is, that power might be expected to 
sooner or later to be abused." 

Dr. Josephson also observed that "The history of the AMA's 
Seal of Acceptance is replete with betrayals of professional and 
public trust. Dmg products of the highest value have been rejected 
or their acceptance unwarrantedly delayed. Worthless, dangerous or 
deadly food and drugs have been hastily accepted." 

On April 20, 1936, Time magazine reported that the American 
Medical Association was then worth $3,800,000, of which two 
million was in government bonds, one million in cash, with an 
$800,000 headquarters building in Chicago. Time also mentioned 
another little known aspect of the AMA medical monopoly, "Shoes 
designed to correct foot trouble must be approved by AMA before a 
conscientious physician may prescribe them." Just how the AMA 
had set up this shoe monopoly was not clear. 

On July 7, 1961, Time reported that the AMA Journal now had 
a circulation of 180,000, with income of 16 million dollars a year, 
"the bulk from ads in its publications mainly by dmg and appliance 
makers." The AMA Constitution states that it was organized "to 
promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public 
health." Yet the history of the AMA was replete with events which 
contradicted this goal. Literary Digest reported on June 11, 1927, 
the AMA had adopted a resolution that alcohol had no scientific 
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resolution had probably been passed at the behest of the Rockefeller 
interests, which, for their own hidden purposes, were strongly 
supporting passage of prohibition at that time. 

On February 9, 1977, the Federal Trade Commission issued an 
order against the AMA because it had barred certain drug 
advertisements. Throughout the 25-year reign of Morris Fishbein at 
the AMA, the organization repeatedly made bewildering about face 
recommendations on certain products, the reason for such reversals 
being known only by Fishbein himself. The situation also offered 
impressive profits to be made by investing in the stock of a certain 
drug firm just before it received the coveted AMA Seal of 
Acceptance for a new product. After such an announcement, it was 
not unusual for the stock of the drug firm to double in price. Only 
Dr. Fishbein knew when such an approval would be released. 

One of the more reprehensible decisions made by Dr. Fishbein 
during his long reign at the AMA was his move to hush up a 
dangerous outbreak of amoebic dysentery in Chicago at the height 
of the World's Fair observance in 1933. Although the cause of the 
outbreak was traced to faulty plumbing at the Congress Flotel, 
Fishbein met with a group of Chicago business leaders and pledged 
the cooperation of the AMA in holding back any warnings until the 
Fair had ended its season. Hundreds of unsuspecting tourists who 
visited the World's Fair returned to their home towns infected with 
the terrible illness, which often lingers for years, and is very difficult 
to treat or to cure. 

The list of dangerous drugs approved by Fishbein during his 
tenure as public spokesman for the AMA is lengthy and terrifying. 
Fishbein hastened to approve the notorious diet drug, dinetrophenol, 
despite laboratory records that it was dangerous to health. Another 
drug, tryparsamide, manufactured by Merck under license from the 
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, was a dangerous 
arsenical drug. Used to counter the effects of syphilis, it was 
abandoned by its discoverer, Paul Ehrlich, when he found that it 
caused blindness by atrophying the optic nerve. Ehrlich's warnings 
did not prevent the AMA, Merck or the Rockefeller Institute from 
continuing to distribute this drug. 

In the issue of June 21, 1937, Morris Fishbein had a cover 
portrait on Time magazine. It was an unusually unflattering 
photograph, in which Fishbein looked as though he needed a doctor. 
Time had published a story earlier that year that Fishbein was 
suffering from Bell's Palsy. The right side of his face hung slack, 
and he was obviously in very poor condition. 

One of Fishbein' s most dangerous errors was his approval of 
sulfathiazole in 1941. On January 25, 1941, Fishbein announced that 
Winthrop Drug Company's sulfathiazole "has been accepted by the 
Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry for inclusion in its official 
volume of new and non-official remedies." Winthrop was a 
subsidiary of the international drug cartel, I. G. Farben. 

Sulfathiazole was also approved by Dr. J. J. Durrett, the FDA 
official in charge of new drugs. Durrett was a Rockefeller-approved 



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appointee to this vital position. By December 1940, 400,000 tablets 
had been sold, which contained as much as 5 grains each of 
Luminal. The safe dosage was 1 grain of Luminal. Many persons 
who took the Winthrop dosage never woke up. 

In 1937, the AMA approved an extremely poisonous 
preparation of sulfanilamide in a solution of diethylene glucol; this 
mixture caused a number of fatalities. It caused white blood cell 
loss, even though it was advertised that it would "help" heart 
disease. Long after Fishbein's departure, the AMA continued to 
endorse potentially dangerous products. The Winter issue of the 
Journal of the American Medical Association featured 
advertisements for Suprol in 200 mg capsules (suprofen), an 
analgesic which had been approved by the FDA in December of 
1985. It was produced by McNeil, a subsidiary of Johnson and 
Johnson. By February 13, 1986, the firm had received the first 
reports of acute kidney damage, yet on December 2nd the FDA 
Arthritis Advisory Board recommended that Suprol remain on sale 
as an "alternative analgesic." It had already been banned in 
Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Great Britain; McNeil 
suspended its production here on May 15. 

One of the more reprehensible episodes in Fishbein's long 
career was his denial of the Seal of Acceptance of the AMA to 
sulfanilamide, although it had been saving lives in Europe for 
several years. Because its producers had failed to negotiate a 
satisfactory deal with Fishbein, numerous persons in the United 
States continued to die of septicemia, or blood poisoning. The dam 
finally broke when a member of the Roosevelt family, in dire need 
of immediate treatment with sulfanilimide, had his physician obtain 
a special supply. Shortly thereafter the AMA Council was forced to 
"accept" it. In 1935 and 1936, the Council accepted and advertised 
in the Journal a heart stimulant, Digitol, at the very time that 
government agencies were seizing and condemning interstate 
shipments of this drug as a substance dangerous to life. Another 
product, Ergot Aseptic, was accepted by the Council, and 
advertisements for this product prominently featured in the Journal, 
at the same time that government agencies were seizing and 
condemning its shipments because of adulterants and misbranding. 

Under the leadership of the nation's two most notorious quacks, 
Simmons and Fishbein, a gigantic nationwide drug operation was 
perfected which today poses a serious threat to the health of every 
American citizen. The fixed prices of these drugs has been a 
contributing factor to the meteroric rise in the cost of health care. In 
1976, the national bill was 95 billion dollars, which was 8.4% of the 
Gross National Product, a figure which had risen from 4.5% in 
1962. From 1955-1975, the price index rose 74%, while the cost of 
medical care rose 300%. Dr. Robert S. Mendelsohn, an independent 
health practitioner, estimates that 30% of Xrays taken in the United 
States, some 300 million a year, are ordered when there is no valid 
medical need. A federal expert reports that if we would reduce the 
unnecessary Xrays by one/third, we could save the lives of one 



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thousand cancer patients each year. Yet the responsible 
organization, the American Cancer Society, has consistently ignored 
this problem. The genetic effect of Xrays on the population in a 
single year has been predicted to cause as many as thirty thousand 
deaths per year in future years. In 1976, doctors wrote one billion 
doses for sleeping pills, some twenty-seven million prescriptions 
which resulted in twenty-five thousand trips to emergency rooms for 
adverse drug reactions, and some fifteen hundred emergency room 
deaths from tranquilizers. Ninety per cent of these victims are 
women. By 1978, five billion tranquilizer pills were being 
prescribed; the most notorious of these, Valium, produces five 
hundred million dollars per year income for Hoffman LaRoche Co.; 
it is the epitome of the mythical "soma" described by Aldous 
Huxley in his "Brave New World," "the perfect drug, narcotic, 
pleasantly hallucinant." 

An English study showed that aspirin caused fetal defects, 
deaths, birth defects, and bleeding in newborn babies. Recently, a 
nationwide campaign was launched proclaiming that new studies 
"showed" that an aspirin a day would prevent heart attack in men. 

An appended afterthought suggested that it might be wise to check 
with a personal physician before embarking on this regimen, but 
how many thousands of men will at once begin to take a daily 
aspirin, hoping to postpone a dreaded heart attack, and unaware that 
they may be suffering from another result of the ingestion of aspirin, 
internal bleeding? It is this property of thinning the blood which 
caused it to be recommended as a preventive for heart attack. 

Aspirin is also of doubtful value when taken to reduce fever; by 
reducing fever in some instances, notably during the onset of 
pneumonia, it disguises the symptoms of pneumonia so that the 
physician is unable to make this diagnosis. It usually takes twenty 
minutes to dissolve in the stomach, and then only if it is taken with a 
full glass, eight ounces, of water. Few people know that if aspirin is 
taken with orange juice, its efficacy is greatly diminished, because it 
may not dissolve. 

In September of 1980, the Food and Drag Administration 
announced that it would remove from the market more than three 
thousand drugs whose effectiveness had not been proven. During 
the previous year, Americans had spent more than one billion 
dollars on these same "unproven" drugs, many of which had been 
"accepted" by the AMA. In 1962, Congress had passed amendments 
to the Food and Drug Act which implemented drug effectiveness 
requirements by 1964. The drug manufacturers resisted all attempts 
to force them to comply with these amendments, forcing the FDA to 
remove them from the market some sixteen years later. The average 
life of an effective drug is about fifteen years; this meant that the 
delaying tactics of the drug manufacturers had allowed them to milk 
these unproven drugs for their entire effective market life! 

We now come to the most amazing record of criminal 
syndicalism in our history. After Congress had passed stringent 
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their drugs were effective (a requirement which in many cases was 
impossible to observe, since they were worthless), the drug 
manufacturers were advised by their cohorts in the AMA and the 
advertising industry that it would be wise to start a brushfire, a 
diversionary tactic which would draw attention from the fact that 
they had failed to comply with the new Congressional requirements. 
This diversionary tactic was to be called "the War Against 
Quackery." A few months after the new regulations went into effect, 
the AMA Board of Trustees met to create a new committee, the 
Committee on Quackery, which was formally incorporated on 
November 2, 1963. It was originally intended to destroy the entire 
profession of chiropractic in the United States, the nation's second 
largest health care group. It soon branched out in search of further 
victims, as the "Coordinating Conference on Health Information." 
This subsidiary was the brainchild of a New York letterhead outfit 
called the Pharmaceutical Advertising Council, which in turn was 
merely a space on the desk of the President of Grey Medical 
Advertising Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the prestigious 
Grey Advertising Company in New York. 

Although it was ostensibly merely an advisory group, the 
Coordinating Conference on Health Information soon launched an 
all-out war on independent health practitioners all over the United 
States. Its victims were usually selected by the nonprofit AMA, 
aided by the charitable foundations, the American Cancer Society 
and the Arthritis Foundation, both of which had been smarting under 
accusations that they were killing patients while independent health 
advisors were saving them. The criminal syndicalists were able to 
enlist the full police powers of the federal government, through 
contacts in the Federal Trade Commission, the Post Office 
Department, the Food and Drag Administration, and the United 
States Public Health Service. These federal agents were solicited by 
the charitable foundations to initiate police actions against hundreds 
of unsuspecting health practitioners throughout the United States. It 
was one of the most massive, well planned and ruthless operations 
in which the federal agents ever engaged. In many cases, .people 
were arrested for selling or sometimes giving away booklets which 
advised such innocuous health practices as taking vitamins! These 
distributors now found themselves under restraining orders from the 
Post Office, the Department of Justice, and the Food and Drag 
Administration. Others, who were distributing various salves, 
nostrums and other preparations, most of them based on herbal 
formulae, received heavy fines and prison sentences. In every case, 
all of the stocks of these practitioners, many of whom were elderly 
and impoverished, were seized and destroyed as "dangerous 
substances." It was never alleged that a single person had ever been 
injured, much less killed, by any of these preparations. At the same 
time, the drug manufacturers were continuing to sell drugs which 
produced extensive side effects such as kidney damage, liver 
damage and death. Not one of them was ever enjoined from 
distributing these products on the terms used against the 



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independent health practitioners. In most cases, when these 
dangerous drugs were banned in the United States, the 
manufacturers shipped them overseas to countries in Latin America 
and Asia, where they continue to be sold to this day. The stock of 
Syntex Corporation rose from a few dollars to a high of $400 a share 
when it started dumping steroids in foreign markets. 

Many of the attacks were focused against the distributors of an 
anti-cancer preparation called laetrile, a fruit product. Extremely 
sensitive to any rival of their very profitable chemotherapy drugs, 
the cancer profiteers ordered the federal agents to carry out terror 
raids against their competitors. Often striking at night, in groups of 
heavily armed SWAT teams, the federal agents broke down doors to 
capture elderly women and their stocks of herbal teas. Many of 
these housewives and retired persons carried small amounts of 
vitamins and health preparations which they furnished to neighbors 
or friends at cost. They had no funds to fight the massed agencies of 
the federal government, who themselves were merely patsies for the 
Diug Trust. In many cases, the victims lost their homes, their life 
savings and all other attachable assets, because they had posed a 
threat to the Medical Monopoly. It was the most blatant use of the 
police powers by the Big Rich to protect their profitable enterprises. 
To this day, most of these victims have no idea that they were 
knocked off by the Rockefeller Monopoly. 

Sidney W. Bishop, deputy postmaster general, boasted at the 
Second National Congress on Medical Quackery in 1963, "I am 
particularly proud of the excellent arrangements existing between 
the Food and Diug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission 
and the Post Office department to maintain coordination in the 
exchange of information leading to the establishment of criminal 
prosecution," a laudatory reference to the success of the "war 
against quackery." It was later revealed that the Coordinating 
Conference on Health Information had been entirely financed by the 
leading drug companies of the Medical Monopoly, Lederle, 

Hoffman LaRoche and others. From 1964 to 1974, their search and 
destroy campaign was carried on as a total war by federal agents 
against anyone who had ever offered any type of health food or 
health advice. The goal of course, was the elimination of all 
competition to the major drug companies. 

In 1967, the AMA received 43% of its total income, $13.6 
million, from its drug advertisements. It then issued a letter of 
agreement jointly with the Food and Drug Administration 
publicizing a campaign to "enhance public awareness of health 
fraud devices and products by identifying them as ineffective and 
potential health hazards." These were the same persons who had 
been unable to persuade the drug companies to comply with federal 
requirements that they prove the effectiveness of their drug 
products! The hazards, as we have stated, lay more with the Drag 
Tiust than from the elderly ladies in California who were advising 
people to eat more garlic and lettuce if they wished to stay healthy. 



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The death tolls were from "approved" drugs, not from the 
preparations distributed by the holistic health advocates. 

The AMA then sponsored a National Health Fraud Conference, 
whose principle spokesman was Congressman Claude Pepper. This 
was an ironic turn of events, because a few years earlier, the then 
Senator Claude Pepper, one of the most powerful political figures in 
Washington, had aroused the ire of the AMA because he planned to 
support socialized medicine in the United States. A longtime 
spokesman for leftwing interests, who was known as "Red" Pepper 
because of his political sympathies, Pepper had found him s elf 
attacked by the big guns and money of the AMA. They found a 
candidate to oppose him in Nixon's friend, George Smathers, and 
Pepper was defeated in Florida. Coming back as a Congressman, 
Pepper now licked the boots of those who had ousted him. He 
endorsed their police state methods against anyone who dared to 
challenge the power of the Medical Monopoly. 

Having proved his loyalty to the Rockefeller power, Pepper 
was allowed to stage another health conference in 1984. It was 
denounced by informed observers as a typical "Moscow show trial." 
The new Pepper sideshow was called the Congressional Hearings on 
Quackery. Pepper claimed that "health fraud" was a ten billion 
dollar a year scandal, an impressive figure for what was essentially a 
small cottage industry. He summoned a longtime apologist for the 
Medical Monopoly, Dr. Victor Herbert, a physician at the Bronx 
Veterans Administration Hospital. Herbert demanded that the 
Justice Department use the RICO (Racketeer Inspired Criminal 
Organization) strike force against "medical charlatans" and "health 
frauds" by using the same techniques which had been employed 
against organized crime. RICO allows the government to confiscate 
all assets of those who are convicted "as a result of a proved 
conspiracy." In December of 1987, this same Dr. Victor Herbert 
surfaced again, filing a 70 page complaint in the U.S. District Court 
in Iowa. He charged that the officials of the National Health 
Federation, a rival to the AMA, and other alternative health care 
practitioners had libelled him. Kirkpatrick Dilling, the attorney for 
the defendants, termed the suit a flagrant attempt to destroy freedom 
of choice in health care in the United States. Dilling pointed out that 
Herbert was backed by a shadow group called the American Council 
for Science and Health, a front for major food manufacturing 
companies. 

Dr. Herbert was joined at the Pepper Hearings by a longtime 
agent of the Medical Monopoly, Mrs. Anna Rosenberg. She voiced 
her outrage that there should still be any competition in the United 
States for the Drag Trust. A longtime vassal of the Rockefeller 
family, she had served as director of the American Cancer Society 
during its valiant struggle to restrict all treatment to the orthodox 
and highly profitable "cut, slash and burn" techniques, which, 
unfortunately for the patients, usually proved to be fatal. Anna 
Rosenberg had been married to Julius Rosenberg. She earned five 
thousand dollars a week as "labor relations specialist" to keep 



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unions out of Rockefeller Center and to keep its underpaid minions 
on the job. 

The Coordinating Conference on Health Information ran amuck 
for some ten years, sending hundreds of victims to prison on what 
were in most instances flimsy or trumped up charges. The desired 
effect, to terrorize everyone who had become active in the 
alternative health care field, was achieved. Most health practitioners 
went underground, or closed up their businesses; others left the 
country. An inevitable reaction against these terrorists operations set 
in; by 1974, there were public demands for a Congressional 
investigation of the SWAT tactics used by the Post Office and the 
U.S. Public Health Service against elderly housewives. Such an 
investigation would inevitably have revealed that these 
conscientious and dedicated public servants were actually faceless 
tools of the sinister behind the scenes figures who manipulated the 
government of the United States for their own power and profit. 
Needless to say, no such Congressional investigation was ever held. 
Instead, the CCHI suddenly went underground. They were immune 
from countersuits by their victims, because all actions had been 
taken against the victims by federal agents. They were not immune, 
according to the statutes, but the chances of recovering against them 
in any federal court was remote. (The present writer has on 
numerous occasions sought redress against federal agents in federal 
courts, only to have a polite federal judge rule against him in every 
instance.) 

After the Coordinating Conference on Health Information went 
underground, health practitioners in the State of California suddenly 
found themselves under more concerted attack than ever before. The 
activist now was the California State Board of Health. It was then 
found that the stealthy minions of CCHI, still doing the work of the 
Medical Monopoly, had merely abandoned their national operations 
for fear of exposure, but had now nested in the California State 
Board of Health like a group of diseased rats hiding from inevitable 
retribution. The CCHI has remained imbedded in the California 
State Board of Health ever since, carrying on a steady warfare 
against health practitioners in that state. The drug cartel continued to 
operate unmolested. 

This war against American citizens fulfills every requirement 
for prosecution under the statutes forbidding criminal syndicalism in 
the United States. It is a classic case of a supposedly nonprofit 
organization, the American Medical Association, conspiring with 
certain charitable foundations, notably the American Cancer Society 
and the Arthritis Foundation, to enlist public agencies to start a war 
to benefit the national Drag Trust, while denying American citizens 
the benefits of reasonably priced and effective health care. Not only 
were there repeated violations of the constitutional rights of citizens 
who were active in the health care movement, often from a sense of 
public service rather than from a desire for profit, while the 
evidence of an active conspiracy (RICO) to subvert official 
government agencies for the profit of private multinational drug 



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firms is too abundant to ignore. Those who have been victimized by 
the CCHI conspiracy can also bring actions against Lederle, 
Hoffman laRoche and the other drug firms who hired these people 
to do their dirty work. The trail of liability is plain; it will be simple 
to establish it in court. 

Meanwhile, the effect of the CCHI depredations has been 
devastating. Millions of Americans, particularly the elderly and the 
poor, have been forcibly deprived of reasonably priced health care 
because of this conspiracy. These victims have been forced to do 
without their modestly priced health advisors, and thrown onto the 
care of the high-priced physicians from the AMA, who place them 
on expensive drugs produced by the Rockefeller drug monopoly. 

The fact that many of these drugs are overpriced, ineffective, and 
potentially dangerous has been routinely covered up by the federal 
agencies responsible for protecting the public, particularly the Food 
and Drug Administration. It is notable that the drug cartels have 
never been investigated by any government agency under the 
pertinent provisions of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, because these 
cartels are the property of the international financial monopolists. 
This proves what many observers have charged for years, that the 
government regulations purportedly enacted by Congress to protect 
the public have, in reality, served only to protect the monopolists. 

By 1986, this Medical Monopoly had reached a yearly take of 
$355.4 billion a year, eleven per cent of the Gross National Product 
of the United States. The Medical Monopoly has long had its critics 
among conscientious members of the medical profession. In 
December 1922, the Illinois Medical Journal featured an article 
which declared that "The American Medical Association has 
become an autocracy." This was during the heyday of Dr. Simmons' 
rule in Chicago. The article denounced the dictatorial assumption of 
power over the entire medical profession. Although it had first 
organized in 1847, the AMA had not formally incorporated until 
1897, when it paid a three dollar fee to the Secretary of the State of 
Illinois. Within two years after its incorporation, "Doc" Simmons 
had arrived on the scene to begin his twenty-five year power grab. 
He soon realized that the medical schools control the hospitals; the 
medical examination boards control the medical schools, and so he 
expanded the power of the AMA until he had total control over the 
medical examination boards. 

The records show that coincidentally with the growing power 
of the AMA, there came a corresponding decline in the quality of 
medical care and the personal responsibility of the physicians to 
their patients. The AMA enacted a stem Code of Ethics, which serve 
to form a phalanx of protection for any physician who faced 
criticism for his errors, such errors, in many cases, resulted in the 
crippling or deaths of his patients. This same ' 'code" usually 
prevents any physician, nurse or other hospital employee from 
testifying in court about the errors committed by a physician. 

One noted physician, Dr. Norman Bamesby, who had long 
been a prominent member of the U.S. Army Medical Staff and the 



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U.S. Public Health Service, said, "Chaos and crime is inevitable so 
long as doctors abide by the AMA's code of ethics, the code of 
silence. (This is akin to the notorious Omerta, the code of silence of 
the Mafia, which invokes the death penalty to any member who 
reveals the secrets of the Cosa Nostra. The Medical Gnostics, the 
AMA, has set up its own Cosa Nostra, which passes a sentence of 
professional death against any physician who reveals any medical 
omissions or crimes, the result being ostracism from the profession, 
denial of hospital privileges, and other drastic forms of punishment. 
Editor’s Note.) The ethics to which doctors subscribe smells to high 
heavens. It is a disgrace to any vaunting civilization. 'A peculiar 
reserve must be maintained by physicians toward the public in 
regard to professional questions and as there exist many points in 
medical ethics and etiquette through which the feelings of 
physicians may be painfully assaulted in their intercourse, and 
which cannot be understood or appreciated by general society, 
neither the subject matter of their differences nor the adjudication of 
their arbitration should be made public." 

The last part of this paragraph is Dr. Bamesby's direct quote 
from the AMA Code of Ethics. Note the arrogance of the AMA in 
claiming that "medical ethics and etiquette" cannot be understood by 
general society. Dr. Barnesby continues, "I am convinced that the 
remedy lies in a full abolition of all codes and practices inimical to 
society, and a complete reorganization of the system on the lines of 
legal supervision or other responsible control." Dr. Barnesby's 
recommendations were ignored by the Medical Monopoly. 

An AP dispatch of February 11, 1988 noted that "5% of 
Doctors Lie About Credentials" a headline of facts discovered by a 
large health care corporation, Humana, Inc., found that 39 of 727 
doctors who applied to work in their clinics during a six-month 
period, that is 5%, presented false credentials. Even worse, many 
doctors, convicted of drug or sex charges in one state, simply move 
to another state and set up practice, protected by the Medical 
Monopoly. There have been horrendous stories in recent years about 
habitual sex offenders, convicted in one state, who go to another 
state and through their professional practice, began their career of 
violating children once more. 

A gifted physician, Dr. Ernest Codman, of a distinguished New 
England family, addressed the annual AMA convention on March 2, 
1924 as follows: 

"I have notes on four hundred registered cases of 
supposed bone sarcoma. All of these four hundred 
registered cases, with few exceptions, are records of error 
and failure; I have many of the foremost surgeons and 
pathologists in the country convicted in their own 
handwriting of gross errors in these cases. Legs have been 
amputated when they should not have been, and left on 
when they should have been amputated." 



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Dr. Codman's speech left his audience dumbfounded. None of 
them challenged his statements, but his speech was deliberately 
hushed up by AMA officials. He wryly records that never again 
during his distinguished professional career was he asked to address 
any AMA meeting. 

From time to time, other dissidents have appeared at AMA 
meetings, to engage in a brief skirmish as they voiced their 
objections, and then disappear, forgotten in the all consuming war to 
maintain the Medical Monopoly. Time magazine gave a brief 
summary of one such episode on June 6, 1970, with the headline, 
"Schizophrenic AMA." The story noted that some thirty to forty 
dissidents, young idealistic doctors, had rushed the podium and 
taken over the AMA annual meeting for a few anxious moments. 
Their leader denounced the AMA from the lectern in vigorous 
terms, "The A.M.A. does not stand for the American Medical 
Association — it stands for the American Murder Association!" 
Armed guards turned back members of other groups which sought 
to voice their dissatisfaction. The young intern vacated the platform, 
and presumably is chief of surgery at some hospital today, having 
learned that you can't fight the system. 

Another dissident, Dr. Robert S. Mendelsohn, noted that in 
1975, 787,000 women had hysterectomies, and that 1,700 of them 
died as a result of this surgery. He believes that half of these women 
could have been saved, as their surgery was needless. The 
Washington Post noted on January 21, 1988 that "Most heart 
pacemakers may be unneeded; more than half are not clearly 
beneficial." The story noted that one American in 500 now has a 
pacemaker. This business is only twenty years old, but there are now 
120,000 implants each year, a business taking in one and a half 
billion dollars a year. Greenspan complained that "many internists 
are ordering them without consulting a heart specialist." 

Dr. Mendelsohn has also complained that terramycin was an 
ineffective antibiotic, its major result being that it left children with 
yellow-greenish teeth and tetracyclin deposits in their bones. He 
quotes the Boston Collaborative Ding Surveillance Program, which 
found that the risk of being killed by drug therapy in an American 
hospital was one in a thousand, and that 30,000 Americans died 
each year from adverse reactions to drugs prescribed for them by 
their doctors. Mendelsohn minces no words in his opinion of 
modern medicine. He calls it the Church of Death, whose Four Holy 
Waters are 1) immunizations; 2) fluoridated water; 3) intravenous 
fluids; and 4) silver nitrate. Mendelsohn dismisses all four as being 
"of questionable safety." 

By the early 1 940s, ranking members of the AMA had come to 
the conclusion that much of their problems with their membership 
lay with the abrasive Morris Fishbein. Most doctors were 
ultraconservative in their thinking, and they found Fishbein's antics 
repulsive. Nevertheless, he had spun his web at the AMA so fine 
that it involved everyone in the headquarters. His power was built 
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It took his rivals almost a decade to get rid of him. Their opportunity 
came when Fishbein's able lieutenant, Dr. Olin West, became ill, 
and was no longer able to maintain iron control of the AMA 
headquarters for the Fishbein regime. Apparently ignorant of the 
cabal against him, Fishbein continued his merry life of travel and 
recreation, continuing to garner many awards and prizes for his 
medical public relations work. He had been named an Officer of the 
Cross in the exclusive order of Orange-Nassau, a very secretive 
organization which commemorated the invasion and takeover of 
England by William of Orange, and the subsequent establishment of 
the Bank of England. Fishbein made frequent trips to England, 
where he was wined and dined by prominent members of the 
Establishment; they must have believed he could be of use to them. 

However, none of these honors proved to be of avail when the 
man who was described by Newsweek as "the man with one hundred 
enemies" (surely the understatement of the year), was thrown out 
even more unceremoniously than his predecessor, the unsavory 
quack, "Doc" Simmons. Despite repeated public criticisms of his 
junkets and abuse of his expense accounts, Fishbein confidently 
announced at a luncheon on June 4, 1949 that he would be around 
for at least five more years. He counted heavily on the traditional 
schism between two groups at the AMA, the liberals and the 
conservatives, whom Fishbein declared would never be able to 
agree on anything. He was wrong, because they did agree that he 
should be kicked out. United by their common hatred of Morris 
Fishbein, they formed their conspiracy to assassinate their Caesar. In 
describing this episode, Martin Mayer notes that since 1944, a 
sizeable faction at the AMA had been resolved to get Fishbein out at 
any cost. He had been exposed on a national radio program, Town 
Meeting of the Air, in early 1949, as a habitual liar. He claimed that 
he had been touring England, visiting the offices of general 
practitioners every day. The radio program revealed that he had 
actually been attending the Olympics, that he had dined with several 
members of the British aristocracy and attended a number of plays 
in London, and then had travelled to Paris for a round of the night 
clubs, all in the name of promoting medicine. The program, aired on 
February 22, 1949 by Nelson Cruikshank, demolished Fishbein's 
reputation, noting that Fishbein had not gone near any doctor's 
office in England during his stay. As for Fishbein's report about his 
trip, Cruikshank branded it a lie, calling it "a libel on a profession 
which is proud of its tradition of service to its patients. Fishbein's 
life was described as "a constant round of visits to New York plays, 
the Stork Club, and night clubs in London and Paris." 

As a result of this publicity, the AMA at its 1949 convention 
passed a unanimous resolution that Dr. Morris Fishbein be removed 
from all posts in which he did any writing and speaking. This 
resolution provided that it be implemented "as soon as possible," 
which turned out to be that very afternoon. By evening, Fishbein 
was gone from AMA headquarters, never to return. One of the 
literary losses of Fishbein's departure was his column, which he had 



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fancifully termed "Dr. Pepys Diary." It was described by one critic 
as "a running or logorrhic account of Morris Fishbein's private life. 
Each Christmas, the Diary was enshrined between boards and 
distributed as the Fishbein Christmas Card to nearly everyone who 
had a permanent mailing address." Like all of Fishbein's 
extravagances, the expense of this largesse was entirely borne by the 
dues-paying members of the AMA. 

For years, Fishbein had used the awesome power of the AMA 
Seal of Acceptance to force drug companies to accede to his wishes. 
Harper’s Magazine noted (Nov. 1949) that "The Seal is probably the 
biggest single 'puller' of advertising ever concocted. The Journal is 
far and away the most profitable publication in the world. Fishbein's 
absolute power — he often talked as if he carried the seal in his 
pocket — was also the source of other men's power." 

After Fishbein's forced departure, AMA officials moved to 
dilute the center of power at the Chicago Headquarters. The Council 
on Pharmacy and Chemistry changed its name to the Council on 
Drugs in 1956; the Seal of Acceptance was dropped entirely. Ben 
Gaffin and Associates had reported to the AMA, "The advertisers, in 
general, feel that the AMA, especially through the Councils, 
distrusts them and views them as potential crooks who would 
become actively unethical if not constantly watched." This had been 
Fishbein's paranoid approach, but his attitude had been based on the 
need to maintain control and to force "contributions" from the 
ethical drug manufacturers." As soon as the Seal of Acceptance was 
dropped, AMA's revenues from advertisers doubled in five years; in 
ten years, it had tripled, from $4 million a year to over $12 million. 
In retrospect, Fishbein's arrogance and his shortsighted policies had 
been costing the AMA millions of dollars a year in lost revenues. 

Dr. Ernest Howard of the AMA offered gratuitous reasons for 
dropping the Seal, saying "it was too arbitrary, and too much 
authority was vested in one body . . . there were also certain legal 
problems." 

Despite the fact that Fishbein had gone, some aspects of his 
malign influence lingered at the AMA headquarters for years; 
costing the organization many million of dollars and a great deal of 
unfavorable publicity. Especially virulent was Fishbein's burning 
determination to destroy any possibility of "socialized medicine" in 
the United States. It was paradoxical that the AMA leadership under 
Fishbein's dominance should be so vehemently against "government 
intervention" in the medical field, when they had used government 
agencies for years for their own purposes, particularly the Food and 
Drag Administration, the U.S. Public Health Service, and the 
National Cancer Institute. One authority, James G. Burrow, traces 
the AMA's stance towards compulsory health insurance, which 
changed from exploratory interest to violent hostility between 1917 
and 1920. This stance was justified as "anti-Communism," it being 
well known that Socialized Medicine had long been a primary goal 
of the Communist Party. A select group of prominent American 
leftists had been summoned to Moscow for special indoctrination in 



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this goal. They attended a summer course at Moscow University on 
"the organization of medicine as a state function." The group 
included such stalwart liberals as George S. Counts and John 
Dewey. On their return, they began a campaign of public agitation 
for national health care. Their first convert was a "liberal 
Republican," Senator Henry Cabot Lodge. In fact, he represented 
the New England group of bankers who were allied with 
Rockefeller in maintaining the Medical Monopoly. On March 1 , 
1940, Senator Lodge introduced a bill for health insurance, which 
provided forty dollars a year for health care. The bill was quickly 
shelved, but the gauntlet had been thrown down. Fishbein had no 
intention of turning his fiefdom over to any government department. 
Over the next several decades, the AMA spent many millions of 
dollars fighting "socialized medicine," all of it raised by special 
levies on American doctors. It also became enmeshed in several 
expensive antitrust cases as a result of its activities. 

As early as 1938, the AMA had been indicted by the 
Department of Justice in the Group Health Association case. In 
1937, a group of government employees had borrowed $40 from 
Home Owners Loan Company to start a group hospital. The plan 
offered group medical care for $26 a year for an individual, or $39 a 
year for a family. This association, which took the name Group 
Health Association, hired nine physicians. The District of Columbia 
Medical Society then refused these physicians permission to use the 
hospitals or to consult specialists. On April 4, 1941, a jury found the 
AMA and the District Medical Society guilty of anti-trust law 
violations. The two organizations and eleven physicians had been 
indicted for restraint of trade. Those convicted included Dr. Morris 
Fishbein. Two and a half years later, the Supreme Court upheld their 
conviction in 1943. A fine of $2,500 was levied, and the AMA was 
ordered to cease and desist in its interference with the Group Health 
Association. 

The AMA fared little better in its twenty year battle against 
Medicare. The preservation of the integrity of the local physician 
was a worthwhile goal; however, he was already under the control 
of the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly; it is difficult to see how the 
establishment of socialized medicine in the United States would 
change anything, nor has it. Time noted on December 10, 1948 that 
the AMA had assessed each of its members $25 for a campaign to 
spend $314 million on ' 'medical education," a campaign to turn 
people against socialized medicine. It was the first such assessment 
of the AMA in its hundred years of operation. Almost two decades 
later, the Saturday Evening Post noted in its issue of January 1, 

1966 that the AMA had spent five million dollars in 1964 and 1965 
battling the medicare lobby in Washington. It was noted that the 
AMA had $23 million income that year from its annual dues of $45 
per year, and from the sales of advertisements in AMA publications 
to drug companies and medical supply houses. 

Time on Dec. 1, 1978 noted that Judge Fred Barnes, 
administrative law judge at the Federal Trade Commission, had 



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ruled that the AMA Code of Ethics illegally restrains competition 
among doctors by preventing them from advertising. He further 
ruled that AMA ethical guidelines should in the future be approved 
by the FTC. The AMA issued an indignant press release opposing 
the decision; "There is no legal precedent in the United States for 
the federal bureaucracy to write or approve a code of ethics for any 
of the learned professions." 

The subject of the AMA Code of Ethics had already come up 
several times. Science magazine noted on June 21, 1940 on "the 
bureau of investigation of frauds and charlatans" that the question 
was raised, "Should medical ethics be changed? The principle of 
medical ethics as set down at present, can be improved in wording 
and arrangement, but it also believes that the present is not the time 
to do the rewriting. It seems wise to let the muddied waters settle 
before any consideration is given to so fundamental nature of our 
organization as our principles of medical ethics." Although the 
speaker was not identified, this pious pronunciamento could only 
have come from Fishbein himself. The speaker goes on to admit, 
rather coyly, that "the principle of medical ethics can be improved" 
but that ended the matter. 

The passage of Medicare, after the AMA had sent so many 
millions opposing it, apparently changed nothing. It proved to be an 
unexpected windfall for many of the more unscrupulous members of 
the medical profession. They had no problem in padding bills for 
fees to the tune of millions of dollars per year per practitioner. In 
1982, Medicare paid out some $48.3 billion dollars, while Medicaid 
paid out $38.2 billion dollars. The more conservative estimates 
believe that some 1 1 billion dollars of these funds were skimmed in 
illegal profits. The heirs of Morris Fishbein at the AMA may have 
lost the battle to "stop socialized medicine" but they have won the 
war. 

As we previously noted, the AMA trustees at a meeting on 
November 2, 1963, resolved to "eliminate chiropractic" their biggest 
rival, through a Committee on Quackery. The secretary of this 
committee reported back to the trustees on January 4, 1971 that "its 
prime mission, first, the containment of chiropractic, and ultimately, 
the elimination of chiropractic." A more blatant admission of 
conspiracy can hardly be found in any organization's records. The 
Committee's special investigative unit, headed by the general 
counsel of the AMA, Robert Throckmorton, involved using 
insurance companies, hospitals, state medical licensing boards, 
public and private colleges, and lobbyists. Every method of 
intimidation and censorship was used. Dr. Philip Weinstein, a 
California neurologist, had given many lectures to chiropractic 
groups on diagnosing illnesses of the spine; the AMA ordered him 
to stop all such appearances. He sent a note of apology after 
cancelling a forthcoming lecture, "Please accept our sincerest 
apologies for this late cancellation due to circumstances beyond our 
control. We were unaware that delivering medical lectures (to your 
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Throckmorton also tried to put chiropractic schools out of 
business by preventing the government from granting guaranteed 
student loans or grants from the government for research at 
chiropractic colleges. He prevented them from getting accreditation; 
lobbied in every state to prevent the establishment of a government 
created accreditation body, and was furious when the HEW Office 
of Education, being an agency of educators rather than physicians, 
resisted his efforts and in 1974 sanctioned the Council on 
Chiropractic Education as a national accreditation body for 
chiropractic schools. The AMA brought pressure on C. W. Post 
University, a division of Long Island University, to drop a course 
designed for pre-chiropractic students in 1972. 

In the late 1960s, the AMA Joint Commission on Accreditation 
of Hospitals imposed new requirements on hospitals; the AMA 
Principles of Medical Ethics barred its members from all forms of 
exchange with chiropractors. A JCAH letter August 13, 1973 to a 
hospital administrator declared that "Any arrangement you would 
make with chiropractors and your hospital would be unacceptable to 
the Joint Committee. This would be in violation of the Principles of 
Medical Ethics published by the AMA that is also a requirement of 
the JCAH." On January 9, 1973 the JCAH wrote to a hospital in 
Silver City, New Mexico, "This is in answer to your letter of 
December 18 referring to a bill which may be passed in New 
Mexico that hospitals must accept chiropractors as members of the 
medical staff. Y ou are absolutely correct — the unfortunate results of 
this most ill-advised legislation mean that the Joint Committee could 
withdraw and refuse accreditation of the hospital that had 
chiropractors on its staff." 

The AMA then forced the Veterans Administration to refuse 
payments to veterans for chiropractic services. These tactics had 
been reported to the AMA as positive results. A confidential 
memorandum dated September 21, 1967 by the Committee on 
Quackery boasted to the trustees that "Basically the committee's 
short range objectives for containing the cult of chiropractic, and 
any additional recognition it might achieve, revolves around four 
points: 1) Doing everything within our power to see that 
chiropractic coverage under Title # 18 of the Medicare law is NOT 
obtained. 2) Doing everything within our power to see that 
registration, or a listing with the U.S. Office of 

Education, or the establishment of a Chiropractic Accrediting 
Agency, is NOT achieved. 3) To encourage continued separation of 
the two National Chiropractic Associations. 4) Encourage state 
medical societies to take the initiative in their state legislature with 
regard to legislation that might effect the practice of chiropractic." 

Because of the flagrant activities of the AMA, several 
chiropractors finally sued, charging conspiracy. The case dragged 
on for years, and on August 27, 1987, after eleven years of 
continuous litigation, Federal Judge Susan Getzendammer of the 
U.S. District Court found the AMA, the American College of 
Surgeons, and the American College of Radiologists, guilty of 



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conspiring to destroy the profession of chiropractic. During the 
proceedings, the AMA freely acknowledged that they never had, nor 
have, any knowledge of the content or quality of the courses taught 
in chiropractic college. Judge Getzendammer wrote a 101-page 
opinion, and issued an Order of Permanent Injunction requiring the 
AMA to cease and desist from "restricting, regulating or impeding 
or aiding and abetting others from restricting, regulating and 
impeding the freedom of any AMA member or any institution or 
hospital to make an individual decision as to whether or not the 
AMA member, institution or hospital shall professionally associate 
with chiropractors, chiropractic students or chiropractic 
institutions." 

Thus ended the legacy of malice and obstructionism which 
Morris Fishbein had left to the AMA. Although he had been 
formally relieved of all duties at the 98th meeting of the AMA on 
June 20, 1949, the AMA had been bedeviled by his obsessions for 
four more decades. Another of his obsessions was his refusal to 
admit any black physicians as members of the AMA. He was often 
heard to refer contemptuously to "der schwartzers," a Yiddish term 
of contempt for blacks, whenever the subject of admitting blacks 
came up, as it did repeatedly during his regime. His policy 
continued at the AMA for two more decades, until 1968, when the 
AMA was forced to admit blacks. Previously, the blacks had 
maintained their own organization, the National Medical 
Association. In hailing the decision, Time referred patronizingly to 
"the moss-backed AMA." 

The fact that Simmons and Fishbein were able to impose their 
petty concerns on this national organization for half of a century 
reflects little credit on its members. One of the most telling 
comments was made by T. Swann Hardy in the Forum, June 1929. 

In an article with the title "How Scientific Are Our Doctors?," 

Hardy wrote, "Medicine, as a profession, is not distinguished for the 
mentality of its members. The average intelligence is lower than in 
perhaps any other profession. Organized medicine in America is 
unalterably opposed to any standard of reorganization which would 
1) make the medical monopoly thoroughly scientific; 2) make such 
therapy generally available to all who need it; 3) menace the 
incomes of incompetent practitioners." 

It is noteworthy that the insignia of the medical profession is 
two snakes entwined on a staff. However, the University of 
Rochester, deciding that this was excessive, recently reduced the 
two snakes to one. The caduceus is the mythological symbol of the 
Roman god Mercury. He was the patron of messengers, but he also 
had a somewhat unsavory reputation as the associate of outlaws, 
merchants and thieves. In the ancient world, merchants were 
synonymous with the other two categories. 



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Chapter 3 



The Profits of Cancer 



In 400 B.C., Hippocrates assigned the name of Cancer or crab 
to a disease encountered during his time, because of its crab-like 
spread through the body. Its Greek name was "karkinos." In 164 
A.D., the physician Galen in Rome used the name of "tumour" to 
describe this disease, from the Greek "tymbos" meaning a sepulchral 
mound, and the Latin tumore, "to swell." The disease could not have 
been very prevalent; it is not mentioned in the Bible, nor is it 
included in the ancient medical book of China, the Yellow 
Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine. Unknown in most 
traditional societies, it spread with the rise of the Industrial 
Revolution. In the 1830s, cancer was responsible for two per cent of 
the deaths around Paris; cancer caused four per cent of deaths in the 
United States in 1900. 

With the rise of cancer came "modern" methods of coping with 
it. A leading critic of the medical establishment, Dr. Robert S. 
Mendelsohn, comments that "Modern cancer surgery someday will 
be regarded with the same kind of horror that we now regard the use 
of leeches in George Washington's time." The surgery of which he 
spoke is the widely accepted and imposed method of cancer 
treatment now in vogue throughout the United States. It is called the 
"cut, slash and burn" technique. This method of cancer treatment 
actually represents the highwater mark of the German allopathic 
school of medicine in the United States. It relies almost exclusively 
on surgery, bleeding and heavy use of drugs, with the exotic 
addition of radium treatment. The Temple of the modern method of 
cancer treatment in the United States is the Memorial Sloan 
Kettering Cancer Institute in New York. Its high priests are the 
surgeons and researchers at this center. 

Originally known as Memorial Hospital, this cancer 
establishment was presided over during its early years by two 
physicians who were stereotypes of the Hollywood caricatures of 
"the mad doctor." If Hollywood planned to make a movie about this 
hospital, they would be stymied by the fact that only the late Bela 
Lugosi would be appropriate to play not one, but each of these two 
doctors. The first of these "mad" doctors was Dr. J. Marion Sim s . 
Son of a South Carolina sheriff and tavern owner, Sims (1813-1883) 
was a nineteenth century "women's doctor." For years he dabbled in 
"experimental surgery" by performing experiments on slave women 
in the South. According to his biographer, these operations were 
"little short of murderous." When plantation owners refused to allow 
him to conduct further experiments on their slaves, he was forced to 



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purchase a seventeen year old slave girl for $500. Within a few 
months he had performed some thirty operations on this unfortunate, 
a girl named Anarcha. Because there was no anesthesia at that time, 
he had to ask friends to hold Anarcha down while he performed his 
surgery. After one or two such experiences, they usually refused to 
have anything further to do with him. He continued to experiment 
on Anarcha for four years, and in 1853, he decided to move to New 
Y ork. Whether his little negro hospital in South Carolina was 
surrounded by screaming villagers one night as they brandished 
torches, as in an old Frankenstein movie, is not known. However, 
his decision to move seems to have come rather suddenly. Dr. Sims 
bought a house on Madison Avenue, where he found a supporter in 
the heiress of the Phelps empire, Mrs. Melissa Phelps Dodge. This 
family has continued to be prominent supporters of the present 
cancer center. With her financial assistance, Sims founded Women's 
Hospital, a 30 bed, all charity hospital which opened on May 1, 
1855. 

Like a later quack, "Doc" Simmons, Sims advertised himself as 
a women's specialist, particularly in "vesico-vaginal fistula," an 
abnormal passage between the bladder and the vagina. It is now 
known that this condition has always been "iatrogenic," that is, 
caused by the ministrations of doctors. In the 1870s, Sims began to 
specialize in the treatment of cancer. Rumors began to circulate in 
New York of barbarous operations being performed at Women's 
Hospital. The "mad doctor" was at it again. The trustees of the 
institution reported that "the lives of all the patients were being 
threatened by mysterious experiments." Dr. Sims was fired from 
Women's Hospital. However, because of his powerful financial 
supporters, he was soon reinstated. He was then contacted by 
members of the Astor family, whose fortune was founded on old 
John Jacob Astor's ties with the East India Company, the British 
Secret Intelligence Service, and the international opium trade. One 
of the Astors had recently died of cancer, and the family wished to 
establish a cancer hospital in New York. They first approached the 
trustees of Women's Hospital with an offer of a donation of 
$150,000 if they would turn it into a cancer hospital. Smarting from 
his recent firing, Sims double-crossed the trustees by private 
negotiations with the Astors. He persuaded them to back him in a 
new hospital, which he called the New York Cancer Hospital. It 
opened in 1884. Dr. Sims later went to Paris, where he attended the 
Empress Eugenie. He was later awarded the Order of Leopold from 
the King of the Belgians. Apparently he had lost none of his 
chutzpah. He returned to New York, where he died shortly before 
the opening of his new hospital. 

In the 1890s, after receiving gifts from other benefactors, the 
hospital was renamed Memorial Hospital. In the mid-twentieth 
century, the names of Sloan and Kettering were added. Despite 
these names, this cancer center has for many years been a major 
appendage of the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly. During the 1930s, 
a block of land on the fashionable Upper East Side was donated by 



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the Rockefellers to build its new building. Rockefeller henchmen 
have dominated the board ever since the building was opened. In 
1913, a group of doctors and laymen met in May at the Harvard 
Club in New York City to establish a national cancer organization. 
Not unnaturally, it was named the American Society for the Control 
of Cancer. Note that it was not called a society for the cure of 
cancer, or the prevention of cancer, nor have these ever been 
primary goals of this organization. 1913, of course, was a very 
significant year in American history. During that fateful year, 
President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act, which 
was set up to provide funding for the forthcoming World War; a 
national progressive income tax, taken directly from Marx's 
Communist Manifesto of 1 848, was imposed upon the American 
people; and legislatures had their constitutional duty of appointing 
Senators removed, they being henceforth elected by popular 
Senators; they all now had to compete for the popular vote. It was in 
this heady era of socialist planning that the cancer society 
originated. Naturally enough, it was funded by John D. Rockefeller, 
Jr. His attorneys, Debevoise and Plimpton, remained dominant in 
the administration of the new society throughout the 1920s. Its 
funding came from the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Foundation, and 
from J. P. Morgan. 

From its inception, the American Cancer Society has followed 
the pattern set up by the American Cancer Society. ACS also had a 
board of trustees, a House of Delegates, and in the 1950s, it also 
established a Committee on Quackery. This Committee later 
changed its name to the Committee on Unproven Methods of 
Cancer Management (note that it was called management, not cure), 
but the society still used to term "quackery" freely in referring to 
any methods not sanctioned by its trustees, or deviating from the 
"cut, slash and burn" method of cancer treatment. 

In 1909, the railroad magnate, E. H. Harriman (whose fortune, 
like that of the Rockefellers, had been lunded entirely with 
Rothschild money funnelled to him by Jacob Schiff of Kuhn, Loeb 
Co.) died of cancer. His family then formed the Harriman Research 
Institute. In 1917, the scion of the family, W. Averell Harriman, 
abruptly decided to go into politics, or rather, to manage our 
political parties from behind the scenes. The Institute was suddenly 
shut down. Its financial backing was then transferred to Memorial 
Hospital. The principal backer of the hospital at that time was James 
Douglas, (1837-1918). He was chairman of the Phelps Dodge 
Corporation, whose heiress in 1853, Melissa Phelps Dodge, had 
been the initial backer of what eventually became Memorial 
Hospital. She had married a dry goods merchant named William 
Dodge, who used the Phelps fortune to become a giant in copper 
production. 

The Dictionary of National Biography describes James Douglas 
as "the dean of mining and metallurgical properties." He owned the 
richest copper mine in the world, the Copper Queen Lode. Born in 
Canada, he was the son of Dr. James Douglas, a surgeon who 



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became head of the Quebec Lunatic Asylum. His son joined the 
Phelps-Dodge Company in 1910, later becoming its chairman. 
Because he had discovered extensive pitchblende deposits on his 
Western mining properties, he became fascinated with radium. In 
collaboration with the Bureau of Mines, a government agency which 
he, for all practical purposes, controlled, he founded the National 
Radium Institute. His personal physician was a Dr. James Ewing 
(1866-1943). Douglas offered to give Memorial Hospital $100,000, 
but there were several conditions. One was that the hospital must 
hire Dr. Ewing as its chief pathologist; the second was that the 
hospital must commit itself to treating nothing but cancer, and that it 
would routinely use radium in its cancer treatments. The hospital 
accepted these conditions. 

With Douglas' money behind him, Ewing soon became head of 
the entire hospital. Douglas was so convinced of the benefits of 
radium therapy that he used it frequently on his daughter, who was 
then dying of cancer; on his wife; and on himself, exposing his 
family to radium therapy for the most trivial ailments. Because of 
Douglas' prominence, the New York Times gave a great deal of 
publicity to the new radium treatment for cancer. The journalist 
headlined his story with a page one headline, "Radium Cure Free for 
All." The claim was made that "not one cents worth of radium will 
be for sale," Douglas was greatly annoyed by this statement, and on 
October 24, 1913, he had the Times run a correction. He was quoted 
as follows, "All this story about humanity and philanthropy is 
foolish. I want it understood that I shall do what I like with the 
radium that belongs to me." This was a rare glimpse of the true 
nature of the "philanthropist." His rivals in this field, Rockefeller 
and Carnegie, always give away their money with no strings 
attached. With this assurance, they were able to stealthily establish 
their secret power over the nation. Douglas had revealed the true 
nature of our "philanthropists." 

The original press releases from Memorial Hospital had in fact 
intimated that the radium treatments would be free. They apparently 
believed that the great philanthropist James Douglas would donate 
his supply. The Memorial Hospital Rules and Regulations were 
immediately changed to stipulate that "an extra charge would be 
made for Radium Emanations used in the treatment of patients." In 
1924, the Radium Department at Memorial Hospital gave $18,000 
radium treatments to patients, for which it charged $70,000 its 
largest single source of income for that year. 

Meanwhile, James Douglas, who had boasted that he would do 
what he liked with his radium, continued to give himself frequent 
treatments. A few weeks after the New York Times story in 1913, he 
died of aplastic anemia. Medical authorities now believe that he was 
but one of a number of personalities associated with the early 
development of radium who died from its effects, the most famous 
being Marie Curie, wife of its discoverer, and her daughter, Irene 
Joliot-Curie. By 1922, more than one hundred radiologists had died 
from X ray induced cancer. 



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Douglas' protege, Dr. Ewing, remained at Memorial Hospital 
several more years. He developed a number of ailments, the most 
annoying being tic doloreux, which made it embarrassing for him to 
meet or talk with anyone. He withdrew from the hospital, becoming 
a recluse on Long Island, where he finally died of cancer of the 
bladder in 1943. 

Douglas' son and heir, Lewis Douglas, inherited one of the 
largest American fortunes of that time. He married Peggy Zinsser, 
daughter of a partner of J. P. Morgan Co. Peggy's two sisters also 
married well; one married John J. McCloy, who became the chief 
lawyer for the Rockefeller interests; the other married Konrad 
Adenauer, who became Chancellor of postwar Germany. Lewis 
Douglas became chairman of Mutual Life of New York, a Morgan 
controlled company. Early in World War II, he became a protege of 
W. Averell Harriman in the Lend Lease Administration. Douglas 
was then named chairman of the War Shipping Board, one of the 
famous "dollar a year" men of the Roosevelt administration. Later in 
the war, he succeeded Harriman as U.S. Ambassador to England. 
After Hitler's fall, Douglas was slated to become High 
Commissioner of Germany, but he stepped aside to allow his 
brother-in-law, John J. McCloy, to take this post. The two 
Americans were pleasantly surprised when their brother-in-law, 
Konrad Adenauer, was named Chancellor. The family interests of 
the J. P. Morgan firm were firmly in control. In fact, Adenauer's 
earlier political activities in wartime Germany had centered around a 
small group of J. P. Morgan cohorts in Germany. They were ready 
to take over when Hitler died. 

In the 1930s, two giants of the automotive industry were 
persuaded to become contributors to Memorial Hospital. Alfred P. 
Sloan had been president of General Motors for a number of years. 
He was also a director of J. P. Morgan Co. In 1938, he owned 
750,000 shares of General Motors. He owned a 235 foot yacht 
which was valued at one and quarter million dollars in 1940. 

Charles Kettering was an authentic inventive genius, responsible for 
much of todays auto ignition, lights, starters and other electrical 
systems. Lortune estimated in 1960 that Sloan was worth 200-400 
million dollars, while Kettering was worth 100 to 200 million. 

Alfred Sloan's credentials as a philanthropist were somewhat 
marred by his record at General Motors. He had steadfastly opposed 
the installation of safety glass in Chevrolet cars. During the 1920s, 
the lack of safety glass meant that a relatively minor auto accident, 
if it caused the breaking of the windshield or the windows of a car, 
could result in hideous disfigurement or death for the occupants. 
Shards of flying glass would rip through the interior, slicing the 
passengers as it tore by. Lor a relatively minor amount, the ordinary 
glass used in automobiles during that period could be replaced with 
safety glass. Today, safety glass is required on all cars. Sloan made 
a public statement on this issue on August 13, 1929. "The advent of 
safety glass will result in both ourselves and our company absorbing 
a very considerable portion of the extra cost out of our profits. I feel 



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that General Motors should not adopt safety glass for its cars and 
raise its prices even a part of what that extra cost should be." On 
August 15, 1932, Sloan again reiterated his opposition to the 
installation of safety glass in General Motors' automobiles. "It is not 
my responsibility to sell safety glass," he complained. "I would very 
much rather spend the same amount of money on improving our car 
in other ways because I think, from the standpoint of selfish 
business, it would be a very much better investment." The Alfred P. 
Sloan Foundation is doing well; in 1975 it had $252 million, which 
grew to $370 million by 1985. It and the Charles F. Kettering 
Foundation ($75 million) continue to be the chief benefactors of the 
Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. A liberal editor, Norman Cousins, 
heads the Kettering Foundation. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is 
headed by R. Manning Brown, Jr. Directors include Henry H. 
Fowler, former secretary of the Treasury, now a partner of Goldman 
Sachs Co., New York investment bankers — also director is Lloyd C. 
Elam, president of the nation's only black medical school, Meharry 
College in Nashville, Tennessee; Elam is also a director of the giant 
Merck medical firm; Kraft, South Central Bell Telephone, and the 
Nashville Bank; Franklin A. Long represents the necessary 
Rockefeller connection as a director of Exxon; he is also a director 
of United Technologies, Presidential Science Advisory 
Commission, professor of chemistry at Cornell since 1936, a 
Guggenheim fellow, he has received the Albert Einstein Peace 
Prize — he is a member of the American Pugwash Steering 
Committee, set up by the notoriously pro-communist financier 
Cyrus Eaton who was a Rockefeller protege — Pugwash is said to be 
directed by the KGB; Herbert E. Longenecker, president of Tulane 
University; he serves on the selection committee for Fulbright 
students, a very powerful position — his list of awards and honors in 
Who’s Who goes on for several paragraphs; Cathleen Morawetz, 
who is a director of National Cash Register, also a Guggenheim 
fellow; she is married to Herbert Morawetz, a chemist from Prague; 
Thomas Aquinas Murphy, president of General Motors for many 
years, also director of Pepsico, and the National Detroit 
Corporation; Ellmore E. Patterson, who had been with J. P. Morgan 
Company since 1935, he also serves as treasurer of Sloan-Kettering 
Cancer Center, and is director of Bethlehem Steel, Engelhard 
Hanovia, and Morgan Stanley; Laurance S. Rockefeller, who is 
director of Reader's Digest, National Geographic Society, and the 
Caneel Bay Plantation; Charles J. Scanlon, director of the GM 
Acceptance Corporation, Arab-American Bank of New York, and 
trustee of Roosevelt Hospital, New York; and Harold T. Shapiro, 
president of the University of Michigan, director of Dow Chemical 
Corporation, and Ford Motor Co., Burroughs, Kellogg, and the 
Bank of Canada — Shapiro has been on the advisory panel of the 
Central Intelligence Agency since 1984; he also is an advisor to the 
U.S. Treasury Department. 

The governing board of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer 
Institute, called the Board of Managers, reads like a financial 



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statement of the various Rockefeller holdings. Its principal director 
for many years was the late Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss, partner of 
Kuhn, Loeb Co., the Rothschild bankers in the United States. 

Strauss listed himself in Who's Who as "financial advisor to the 
Messrs. Rockefeller." He was also a director of Studebaker, 

Polaroid, NBC, RCA, and held government posts as Secretary of 
Commerce and as head of the Atomic Energy Commission. For 
many years he funnelled Rockefeller funds into the notorious 
Communist front, the Institute of Pacific Relations. Strauss was also 
president of the Institute for Advanced Study, a Rockefeller think 
tank at Princeton, and financial director of the American Jewish 
Committee, for which he raised the funds to publish the propaganda 
organ, Commentary magazine. 

Another prominent director of Sloan Kettering was Dorothy 
Peabody Davison, a leading New York socialite for some fifty 
years. She had married F. Trubee Davison, son of Henry Pomeroy 
Davison, a Rockefeller relative who had been the right-hand man for 
J. P. Morgan. Davison was one of the group of five leading bankers 
who met with Senator Nelson Aldrich (his daughter married John D. 
Rockefeller, Jr.) at Jekyll Island in a secret conference to draft the 
Federal Reserve Act in November of 1910. The Dictionary of 
National Biography notes that Davison "soon won recognition from 
J. P. Morgan, frequently consulting with him, particularly during the 
monetary crisis of 1907 ... In association with Senator Aldrich, Paul 
M. Warburg, Frank A. Vanderlip and A. Piatt Andrew, he took part 
in drawing up the Jekyll Island report that led to the crystallization 
of sentiment resulting in the creation of the Federal Reserve 
System." As head of the Red Cross War Council during the First 
World War, Davison raised $370,000,000, of which a considerable 
number of millions were diverted to Russia to salvage the 
floundering Bolshevik government. His son and namesake, Henry P. 
Davison married Anne Stillman, daughter of James Stillman, head 
of the National City Bank which handled the enormous cash flow 
accruing to the Standard Oil Company. H. P. also became a partner 
of J. P. Morgan Co.; his brother, F. Trubee Davison, married 
Dorothy Peabody, the nation's leading philanthropic family. The 
Peabodys may be said to have invented the concept of foundation 
philanthropy, the first major foundation being the Peabody 
Education Fund, set up in 1865 by George Peabody, founder of the 
J. P. Morgan banking firm; it later became the Rockefeller 
Foundation. Dorothy Peabody's father was the renowned Endicott 
Peabody, founder of the Establishment training school, Groton, 
where Franklin D. Roosevelt and many other front men were 
educated. Dorothy Peabody was on the national board of the 
American Cancer Society for many years, as well as director of 
Sloan Kettering. She was also a noted big game hunter, making 
many forays to India and Africa, and winning many trophies for her 
prize animals. Her husband was Secretary of War for air from 1926- 
32, and was president of the American Museum of Natural History 
for many years; this was Theodore Roosevelt's favorite charity. Her 



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son, Endicott Peabody Davison, became secretary to the J. P. 
Morgan Co., and then general manager of the London branch of the 
firm; he has been president of U.S. Trust since 1979, director of the 
defense firms Scovill Corporation and Todd Shipyards, also the 
Discount Corporation. He is a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum 
of Art and the Markle Foundation, which makes key grants in the 
communications media. Eisenhower's Secretary of State, John 
Foster Dulles, was also related to the Rockefellers through the 
Pomeroy family. 

The present Board of Managers of Memorial Sloan Kettering 
Cancer Center include Edward J. Beattie, a Markle scholar at 
George Washington University, and staff member of Rockefeller 
Hospital since 1978, fellow of the American Cancer Society, and 
chief medical officer of Memorial since 1965; Peter O. Crisp, who is 
manager of investments for the Rockefeller Family Associates; 
Harold Fisher, chairman of Exxon Corp., the flag-bearer of the 
Rockefeller fortune; Clifton C. Garvin, Jr., president of Exxon 
Corporation, director of Citicorp, Citibank (the former National City 
Bank), Pepsico, J. C. Penney, TRW, Equitable Life, Corning Glass, 
and the drug firm Johnson and Johnson; Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., 
president of the giant Squibb drug firm, director of American 
Express, Caterpillar and Melville Corp.; he is a member of the 
visiting committee at Harvard University; Ellmore C. Patterson, 
with J. P. Morgan since 1935, married Anne Hyde Choate, of New 
Y ork's leading legal family; Patterson is treasurer of Memorial 
Sloan Kettering; he is also a trustee of Carnegie Endowment for 
International Peace, which was formerly headed by Alger Hiss; 
Patterson's brother-in-law, Arthur H. Choate, Jr. was a partner of J. 
P. Morgan Co. for some years; he then joined Clark Dodge & Co.; 
Robert V. Roosa, partner of the investment bankers Brown Brothers 
Harriman, a Rhodes Scholar who was the mastermind of the Federal 
Reserve System for many years, training Paul Volcker and then 
nominating him to be chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of 
Governors in Washington; Roosa also helped David Rockefeller set 
up the Trilateral Commission, of which he remains a director; 

Benno C. Schmidt, managing partner of the investment bankers J. 

H. Whitney Co. for many years, which has large holdings in 
Schlumberger, Freeport Minerals, and CBS; Schmidt was general 
counsel of the War Production Board during World War II, and 
managed the Office of Foreign Liquidation in 1945 and 1946, which 
disposed of billions of dollars worth of material at giveaway prices; 
Schmidt was on the President's Cancer Panel from 1971-80; he is a 
director of General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, Carnegie 
Endowment for International Peace, and the Whitney Museum; he 
received the Cleveland Award for distinguished service in the 
crusade for cancer control from the American Cancer Society in 
1972 (these groups are always awarding each other honors and 
prizes, no one else need apply); Schmidt also received the Bristol 
Myers award for distinguished service in cancer research in 1979; 
his son, Benno Schmidt, Jr., married the boss' daughter, Helen 



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Cushing Whitney, and is now president of Y ale University; he had 
served as law clerk to Chief Justice Warren at the Supreme Court 
and later held the office of legal counsel to the Department of 
Justice. 

Other members of the Board of Managers are H. Virgil Sherrill, 
president of the investment firm Bache Halsey Stuart Shields, which 
is now Prudential Bache; Frank Seitz, director of Organon, the 
Ogden Corp. both of which are chemical firms; he has been 
chairman of the key political group, the Institute for Strategic 
Studies since 1975; Seitz is on the board of the National Cancer 
Advisory Board and the Rockefeller Foundation; he also serves on 
the Belgian American Educational Foundation which was set up by 
Herbert Hoover after World War I to conceal his profits from his 
Belgian charitable work; Seitz also serves on the board of the John 
Simon Guggenheim Foundation which had assets of $105 million in 
1985, and from which it spent only $714 million in its charitable 
work; William S. Sneath, president of the giant chemical firm Union 
Carbide Corp., which has had several accidents in its chemical 
factories in recent years; he is also a director of Metropolitan Life, 
controlled by the Morgan interests, Rockwell International, and the 
giant advertising firm, JWT Group; Lewis Thomas, whose exploits 
take up a full column in Who's Who; he is investment counselor for 
the Rockefeller Institute, dean of the medical school at Yale, 
professor of medicine at Cornell since 1973; Thomas is a director of 
the drug firm Squibb, president emeritus of Memorial Sloan 
Kettering, director of the Rand Institute, Rockefeller University, 
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Menninger Foundation, 
Lounsbery Foundation, the Sidney Farber Cancer Institute, and the 
Aaron Diamond Foundation; J. S. Wickerham who is vice president 
of the Morgan bank, Morgan Guaranty Trust; Harper Woodward, 
who is with the Rockefeller Family Associates, longtime associate 
of Laurance Rockefeller. 

This is only the Board of Managers of Memorial Sloan 
Kettering, the nation's preeminent cancer center. Each person on the 
Board of Managers shows many direct or indirect links with the 
Rockefeller interests. The Center's Board of Overseers includes Mrs. 
Elmer Bobst, widow of the prominent drug manufacturer and 
reorganizer of the American Cancer Society; Dr. James B. Fisk, 
chairman of Bell Telephone Laboratories, director of American 
Cynanamid, Corning, Equitable Life, John Simon Guggenheim 
Foundation, Chase Manhattan Bank (the Rockefeller Bank), board 
of overseers at Harvard, and director of the Cabot Corporation; 
Richard M. Furlaud, chairman of the giant drug firm, Squibb, 
director and general counsel of Olin Corporation the huge munitions 
manufacturer, and director of American Express; Dr. Emanuel 
Rubin Piore, born in Wilno, Russia, headed the Special Weapons 
Group at the U.S. Navy 1942-46, head of the Navy Electronics 
Bureau 1948, director of research at IBM since 1956, professor at 
Rockefeller University, consultant to MIT and Harvard, director of 
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received the Kaplan Award from Hebrew University; his wife Nora 
Kahn is a longstanding health analyst with the New York City 
Health Department since 1957, director of the Commonwealth 
Fund, Blue Cross Senior Fellow, United Hospital Fund, Robert 
Wood Johnson Foundation (of the drug firm Johnson and Johnson), 
Pew Memorial Trust, Vera Foundation, Urban League, grantee from 
U.S. Public Health Service; James D. Robinson III, chairman of 
American Express, which has now incorporated both Kuhn, Loeb 
Co. and Lehman Brothers investment banking houses into Shearson 
Lehman Hutton; he was formerly with Morgan Guaranty Trust, and 
is now director of Bristol Myers drug firm, Coca Cola, Fire-mans 
Fund Insurance, chairman of Memorial Sloan Kettering, and 
Rockefeller University; James S. Rockefeller, director of Cranston 
Print Works; Laurance Rockefeller, who is director of Reader's 
Digest with 18 million circulation and National Geographic with 10 
million circulation — meaning that he influences 28 million middle 
class American homes each month — Dr. Ralph Moss, former public 
relations director of Memorial Sloan Kettering, noted that Reader's 
Digest is often a barometer of orthodox thinking on the cancer 
problem. The Rockefellers remain the most prominent contributors 
to Memorial Sloan Kettering; William Rockefeller is also an 
overseer — he is a partner of Shearson Sterling, lawyers for the 
Rockefeller interests; he is also a director of Cranston Print Works 
and Oneida Ltd.; T. F. Walkowicz, who serves with the Rockefeller 
Family Associates; he is chairman of National Aviation and 
Technology Corporation, CCI, Itek and Mitre Corporation, 

Safetrans Systems and Quotron Systems; Arthur B. Treman, Jr., 
managing director of Dillon Read investment bankers for many 
years. 

Not only do the boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering have 
direct ties to the Rockefellers; they are also closely linked with 
defense industries, the CIA, and chemical and drug firms. It is no 
accident that they serve on the board of an institution whose 
recommendations on cancer treatment mean literally billions in 
profits to those who are in the right position to take advantage of 
them. And you thought this was a charitable organization! The fact 
is the Memorial Sloan Kettering and the American Cancer Society 
are the principal organizational functionaries, with the American 
Medical Association, of the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly. In 
1944, the American Society for the Control of Cancer changed its 
name to American Cancer Society; it was then placed in the hands 
of two of the most notorious patent medicine hucksters in the United 
States, Albert Lasker and Elmer Bobst. 

Albert Lasker, born in Freiburg, Germany (1880-1952) has 
been called "the father of modern advertising." He focused on easily 
remembered slogans and constant repetition to drill his messages 
into the heads of the American people. Like other successful 
hucksters memorialized in these pages, he began his career as a 
journalist. He was brought to this country by his parents, who settled 
in Galveston, Texas. His father, Morris Lasker, became a 



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representative for Rothschild banking interests, and soon became the 
president of five banks in Texas. He lived in a luxurious mansion in 
Galveston, was a prominent grain and cotton dealer, and because of 
extensive interests in West Texas, he became known as "the 
godfather of the Panhandle." He died in 1916, leaving his son Albert 
as his executor. Needing cash to expand his advertising business, 
Albert Lasker hurriedly sold the lands at a bargain price, which in 
1916, was not very much. His business acumen failed him here, 
because more than one billion dollars of oil was later discovered on 
those lands. 

At the age of sixteen, Albert Lasker became a reporter on the 
Galveston News; he soon moved on to a better paying position in 
Dallas, on the Dallas Morning News, the largest newspaper in 
Texas. He soon found that the real money in the newspaper business 
was not in journalism, but in advertising, which brought in most of 
the revenue. Lasker went to Chicago, where he talked his way into a 
position with Lord and Thomas, the city's largest agency. He was 
only nineteen years old. Because he had agreed that his salary 
depended on how much business he could bring into the firm, he 
became a fanatical hustler. At the age of twenty-five, he had saved 
enough money, together with his family's money, to buy twenty-five 
per cent of the agency. At that time, he was earning one thousand 
dollars a week; the president of the United States was then paid ten 
thousand dollars a year. At the age of thirty, Lasker bought the 
entire agency. He went on to participate in some of the most 
memorable advertising campaigns in the history of the business. He 
built a three and a half million dollar estate in the exclusive suburb 
of Lake Forest, Mill Road Farm, a 480 acre spread with twenty- 
seven buildings, and a million dollar golf course which Bob Jones 
described as one of the three best golf courses in the United States. 
At the age of 42, he had arrived. The estate employed fifty workers, 
who kept six miles of hedges clipped each week. The French 
chateau in the center of all this luxury was more magnificent than 
anything built by his crusty neighbors, who viewed him with ill- 
disguised dislike. For years, he was the only Jewish resident, and he 
delighted in bruiting it about that he intended to leave the estate in 
his will as a Jewish community center. 

Lasker was always very active in major Jewish organizations, 
serving on the American Jewish Committee and the powerful Anti- 
Defamation League. His sister Florine founded the National Council 
of Jewish Women and the Civil Liberties Committee in New York; 
another sister, Etta Rosensohn, was a passionate Zionist who headed 
the Hadassah Organization. 

During the First World War, Lasker had been persuaded by his 
friend Bernard Barruch to join Woodrow Wilson's cabinet as an 
assistant secretary; this was to be his only government post. Despite 
the fact that he had built Lord and Thomas into a giant advertising 
agency, he felt that Chicago was too small for him; he soon moved 
his headquarters to New York. When he joined the agency, it had 
only $900,000 a year income, of which a third came from one 



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product, Cascarets, a laxative. After he moved to New York, he 
realized that he was in a position to launch national campaigns to 
sell products whose stocks would then greatly increase in value. He 
cannily invested large sums in products which had not yet gained 
wide public acceptance, his most notable triumph being his 
promotion of Kotex. The press had long had a phobia about any 
mention of Kotex, and it was seldom advertised. Lasker bought a 
million dollars worth of International Cellulose, its manufacturer, 
and then launched a tremendous campaign in newspapers and 
magazines. He made many millions in profits on this one operation. 
Not only did he charge the firm for his advertising campaign, but he 
also reaped millions from the stock operation. He repeated this 
formula with other products, amassing a fortune of fifty million 
dollars. He later boasted that "No one has taken as much money out 
of advertising as I have." 

Lasker was behind many of the nation's most successful radio 
shows. He auditioned Bob Hope, and launched him on a sixty year 
career. It was Lasker who made Amos and Andy the most popular 
radio show in the United States. He hired them for Pepsodent 
because he said that the half of the American population who 
listened to the show each evening would be envisioning the white 
teeth flashing "in those dusky countenances." The sponsor of the 
show was Pepsodent toothpaste. Although the program is now 
denigrated as offensive to American blacks, if Lasker were still 
alive, he would push it as the nation's most successful television 
show. 

Lasker owned the Chicago Cubs, and was a heavy gambler. He 
was known to bet as much as $40,000 on a single golf match. He 
also was a hard driving taskmaster. In the depression year of 193 1, 
he had a personal profit of one million dollars. This did not dissuade 
him from cutting back the expenses of his business. He took 
advantage of the widespread unemployment and the depression to 
fire fifty people from the staff of Lord and Thomas; those who 
remained had their salaries cut by fifty per cent. 

One of Lasker's most successful promotions was his campaign 
to popularize drinking orange juice for the Sunkist company. He is 
best remembered, however, for his association with American 
Tobacco's George Washington Hill. When Lasker came onto the 
scene, Percival Hill was still the firm's president. The son of a 
prominent Philadelphia banker, he had built up a successful carpet 
business, which he sold, investing the proceeds in a tobacco 
company, Blackwell Tobacco; he then sold this firm to the tobacco 
king, James Duke. Duke reorganized the firm in 1911 and asked Hill 
to become president, his son, George Washington Hill, became vice 
president. Lasker got the account after World War I, when tobacco 
manufacturers were very conservative in their advertising 
expenditures. They rarely spent large sums promoting a single 
brand, preferring to advertise their entire line. Lasker persuaded the 
Hills to concentrate their advertising, and to increase their budget. 
They did so and sales skyrocketed. In a single year, Lasker 



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increased their advertising budget from one million to twenty-five 
million dollars. He managed to maintain good relations with the 
arrogant and domineering George Washington Hill, whose 
crudeness was memorialized by Sidney Greenstreet in the film "The 
Hucksters." Greenstreet portrayed Hill as a loathsome slob who 
made his point by spitting a great gob on the table in front of his 
directors. 

Lasker created the catchy slogan for Lucky Strikes, "It's 
Toasted." When World War II began, he tried to foist a supposedly 
patriotic slogan on the American public, "Lucky Strike Green Has 
Gone To War." The campaign was a flop. It was a flimsy pretext 
that the green color used in the package had been requisitioned for 
the war effort. 

Lasker's greatest achievement was his national campaign to 
persuade women to smoke in public. He could be said to be the 
father of women's lung cancer. At that time, few women were bold 
enough to be seen smoking in public. Ably assisted by his minions 
in Hollywood, Lasker saw to it that in many scenes of movies, 
leading women would be seen smoking cigarettes in public. His 
greatest success was through Bette Davis, who delivered her lines in 
almost every scene through a thick cloud of smoke. Smoking in 
public now became common, creating a vast new market for 
cigarettes, which, of course, was Lasker's only goal. Some twenty 
years later, many of these women were dying from emphysema or 
lung cancer. 

Lasker's furious pace took its toll. He had three nervous 
breakdowns, but his greatest shock came when his wife died in 
1936. He met an actress the following year, Doris Kenyon, and 
impulsively married her. The marriage lasted only a few months. 

She went back to Hollywood, divorced him, and married the 
brother-in-law of pianist Arthur Rubinstein, which proved to be a 
successful marriage. In 1939, while lunching with Wild Bill 
Donovan at the "21 Club" who was soon to become head of the 
wartime OSS, later the CIA, he was introduced to an attractive 
divorcee, an art dealer named Mary Woodard. The daughter of a 
Wisconsin banker, she had started a dress company, Hollywood 
Patterns, designing inexpensive dresses for working girls, and then 
had gone into the art business. A few days later, while he was 
lunching with publisher Richard Simon, he met her a second time, 
and decided to marry her. He was just starting to build an art 
collection and knew very little about painting. He later claimed he 
had married her to save one million dollars in sales commissions, 
which he probably did. She tried to get him to relax, and soon had 
him going to a psychoanalyst. He was lunching with Richard Simon 
again when he jumped up and said, "I'm late for my psychoanalyst." 
Simon seemed puzzled, and Lasker explained, "I'm doing it to get 
rid of all the hate the advertising business has put into me." It is 
likely that he had put more hate in advertising business than it had 
put into him. Despite the fact that practically all of his close friends 
were prominent Jews, such as Bernard Baruch, Anna Rosenberg, 



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David Samoff, the New York publicist Ben Sonnenberg, and Lewis 
Strauss of Kuhn, Loeb Company, he rarely hired Jews in his 
advertising firm. When he was reproached for this, he merely 
smiled, and said, "Look, I went into this firm and took it over. Do 
you think I want somebody to do that to me?" 

Among his proteges were very successful advertising men such 
as Emerson Foote, William Benton and Fairfax Cone, all of whom 
were gentiles. Fasker liked to call them his little goyim. He joked 
about how he could make them jump when he barked. 

In 1942, Fasker, having made a large fortune, decided to close 
down Ford and Thomas. His proteges went on to found the firm of 
Fairfax Cone and Belding; William Edward, a lawyer, had married 
Carla, the daughter of Bernard Gimbel of the department store 
fortune. At the wedding, Fasker dourly cited an old Jewish proverb, 
"You can't make an omelet from two spoiled eggs." He was proven 
right; they got a divorce. His daughter, Mary, married the Chicago 
steel tycoon, Feigh Block, of Inland Steel. They amassed a multi- 
million dollar art collection. She also became a vice president of 
Foote, Cone and Belding. Block's brother Joseph became president 
of the Jewish Federation. 

Fasker had grown bored with wearing white shirts; he started 
the vogue of wearing blue shirts in New York, which became the 
hallmark of the advertising profession. He never learned to drive a 
car, and had no mechanical skills. After moving to New York, he 
begrudged the enormous upkeep of his Fake Forest estate; in 1939 
he donated it to the University of Chicago. The trustees promptly 
sold it off for building lots; the million dollar mansion went for 
$ 110 , 000 . 

Fasker's importance to this narrative is the fact that he and his 
cohort, a patent medicine huckster named Elmer Bobst, took the 
American Cancer Society, a moribund group in the early 1 940s, and 
within months built it into a powerful national force. They used all 
their techniques for promotion, fund-raising and business 
organization to make this group the most powerful force in the new 
billion dollar world of cancer treatment, an achievement for which 
the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly was extremely grateful. They 
summarily dumped a cumbersome organization known as the 
Women's Army, which was very decentralized, and placed all the 
power of the American Cancer Society in New York. All of its 
meetings are held there. They also used their business connections 
to bring in a new board of trustees from the biggest names in 
banking and industry, charging $100,000 each for the privilege of 
serving on the board. 

After launching the American Cancer Society as a viable 
organization, Fasker himself became ill with cancer. He was 
operated on for intestinal cancer in 1950, not knowing that cutting 
into a cancer immediately spreads it throughout the body. He died in 
1952 at the Harkness Rockefeller Pavilion. Before his death, he had 
set up the Albert and Mary Fasker Foundation, which was to make 
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soon controlled a vast empire of grants, foundations, Washington 
lobbyists and other organizations. Her most able lieutenant in 
achieving this power was the Rockefeller employee, Anna 
Rosenberg, who has worked closely with her for years. 

Elmer Bobst, who was Lasker's partner in putting the American 
Cancer Society over the top, was also a tycoon. Unlike Lasker, 

Bobst had come from a poor family, but he also had the born 
huckster's mentality, taken from that native American entrepreneur, 
P. T. Barnum, who said, "There's a sucker born every minute." 

Bobst joined the drug firm of Hoffman LaRoche in 1911, where his 
talents as a salesman got him the presidency of the firm. He was 
also a shrewd businessman; just after World War I, knowing that 
commodity prices were bound to fall, he was shocked to find that 
the firm had accumulated huge inventories in the New Jersey 
warehouse. He quickly closed a deal with Eastman Kodak to buy 
five tons of bromides, a key ingredient not only of analgesics but 
also of photographic supplies. He offered the bromides at sixty cents 
a pound, ten cents below the market price. Within a few weeks, the 
market price had fallen to sixteen cents a pound. 

Bobst' s great achievement at Hoffman LaRoche was his 
advertising campaign for vitamins. It was so successful that he won 
the nickname of "the Vitamin King." He made millions of dollars in 
the stock market, and he decided to leave Hoffman LaRoche for 
greener pastures. In 1944, he called in Cravath, Swaine and Moore, 
the lawyers for Kuhn, Loeb Company, to negotiate his terms; they 
got him a very favorable settlement of $150,000 the first year and 
$60,000 a year until his seventy-fifth birthday. Having made his 
fortune in peddling vitamins, he now moved on to the higher-priced 
pills, becoming head of Warner-Lambert. This firm's biggest 
product was Listerine. Gerald Lambert, no mean huckster himself, 
had built Lambert Pharmacal into a giant empire, principally 
through his relentless warnings about the perils of "bad breath." His 
father had invented a mouthwash, for which he appropriated the 
most famous name in medicine, Baron Joseph Lister, the inventor of 
antiseptics and asepsis in hospitals. A prominent surgeon, Baron 
Lister had operated on Queen Victoria herself, the only time she 
submitted to the knife. Gerald Lambert made his name a household 
word with fullpage advertisements for Listerine. Banner headlines 
warned that "Even your best friend won't tell you." Lambert coined 
a new word for this plague, halitosis, from the Latin for bad breath. 
At the height of the 1920s stock market boom, Gerald Lambert sold 
his firm to the Warner Corporation for $25 million, the equivalent of 
$500 million in 1980 dollars. The deal was closed in 1928; within a 
year, the value of the firm had dropped to $5 million. 

The resulting Warner-Lambert Corporation had showed little 
growth during the 1930s. Bobst was hired primarily for his 
marketing skills, but he soon proved that he was an empire builder, 
buying more than fifty additional companies. In an astute move, he 
named Albert Driscoll president of the firm. Driscoll had just served 
seven years as Governor of New Jersey. As directors, Bobst brought 



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in the shrewdest brains on Wall Street, Sidney Weinberg of 
Goldman Sachs, and Frederick Eberstadt, of Eberstadt and 
Company. As director of public relations, he brought in Anna 
Rosenberg, who had long been director of labor relations for the 
Rockefellers at their primary holding Rockefeller Center. This 
meant that Bobst had now established a key Rockefeller connection, 
as Anna Rosenberg continued to have a close association with her 
former employers. 

Because he was the only one who was aware of his ambitious 
plans, Bobst had bought heavily into Warner-Lambert stock before 
he began his great expansion. As a result, the stock increased many 
times in value. He was now the largest stockholder, worth many 
millions. Fortune described his seigneurial life style, his vast estates 
in New Jersey, his 87 foot yacht at Spring Lake, and his suite at the 
Waldorf." In fact, Bobst owned five yachts in succession, each one 
larger than the last, and all named Alisa, the last being called Alisa 
V. He also married a second time, marrying the Lebanese delegate 
to the United Nations. He was chairman of the War Bond drive in 
New Jersey during World War II, and became a large contributor to 
political campaigns. He thus became a very influential behind the 
scenes figure in the Republican Party, so much so that he chose his 
own man for the Presidency. 

Eisenhower's Secretary of the Treasury, George Humphrey, of 
the Rothschild Bank, National City Bank of Cleveland, had been 
slated to speak at a fund-raising rally in New Jersey of which Bobst 
was chairman. He became ill, and Vice President Richard Nixon 
was sent in his place. This began a close relationship between Bobst 
and Nixon, which was almost a father-son relationship. Nixon was 
dazzled by Bobst' s millionaire life style, and he saw to it that the 
Bobsts were frequently invited to the White House dinners. In 1957, 
Nixon was able to introduce Bobst to the Queen of England at a 
White House gathering. 

After Nixon's ill-advised, if justified, attack on the press after 
his campaign in California, it seemed that his political career was 
over. However, Bobst was not about to give up on such a potential 
ally. Nixon later fondly recalled the best advice Bobst ever gave 
him. Bobst had drawn him aside, during what was a period of great 
depression for Nixon, and earnestly told him, "Dick, it's time you 
learned the facts of life. You see, there are really only two kinds of 
people in the world, the eaters and the eaten. You just have to make 
up your mind which group you're going to be in." 

At a time when Nixon had little or no prospects, Bobst went to 
his attorney, Matt Herold, the senior partner of the Wall Street firm 
of Mudge, Rose and Stem. Warner Lambert was their biggest client, 
and when Bobst "suggested" to Herold that he bring in Nixon from 
California as a partner of the firm, Herold was only too happy to 
oblige. With this springboard, Nixon was able to launch his 
successful campaign for the Presidency. 

The move turned out to be a wise investment all around. After 
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New Jersey, Nebraska, Kentucky, and West Virginia turned over all 
of their tax-free bond business to Mudge Rose, giving the firm an 
additional million dollars a year of income. In January of 1971, 
Mudge Rose appeared before the Justice Department on the matter 
of the merger of Warner-Lambert and Parke -Davis, a decision 
which meant millions of dollars to Bobst. Attorney General John 
Mitchell, also a protege of Bobst, disqualified himself; his deputy 
Attorney General, Richard Kleindienst, then let the merger go 
through. These were the only deals which became a matter of public 
knowledge; no doubt there were many more. In a brilliant tax move, 
Mitchell advised Bobst to donate $1 1,000,000 to New York 
University for the Bobst Library. 

In 1973, Bobst had his autobiography published by David 
McKay Company in New York. An obvious "puff job, it was a 
glowing account of Bobst's accomplishments, unmarred by any 
unfavorable comments. When Bobst died in 1978, no obituary 
appeared in the New York Times. This was an amazing circumstance 
concerning one of New York's most prominent tycoons. The Times 
routinely memorialized even the minor executives of New York 
firms. Strangely enough, a public statement about Bobst did appear 
in the Times, a memorial eulogy by his longtime friend, Laurance 
Rockefeller, the chairman of Sloan Kettering. Rockefeller said, "His 
efforts in the fight against cancer earned the sincere gratitude of 
cancer patients and researchers as well as the general public." 
Perhaps Bobst's real memorial is the label of Listerine, which still 
carries the message, "For Bad Breath, insect bites, infectious 
dandruff; 26.9% alcohol." 

Rockefeller was referring to Bobst's revitalization of the 
American Cancer Society. Under his leadership, it had obtained a 
new charter on June 23, 1944, and underwent a complete 
reorganization. The staff was expanded to 300, and the two 
hucksters launched a national campaign to enlist two and a half 
million "volunteers" to patrol every foot of the nation in gathering 
funds to "fight cancer." Because the orders to engage in this 
campaign always came from business tycoons, social leaders and 
politicians, the masses had no alternative; they had to obey. The 
huckster talents of Bobst and Lasker resulted in the often ludicrous 
spectacle of millions of peasants being herded out into the streets in 
an annual march to rattle tin cans and beg donations for the Super 
Rich. The only campaign to equal it probably was the annual drive 
by the Nazi Party in Germany for contributions for the Winterhilfe 
campaign. The ACS campaign operated on the same lines. The 
millions of "volunteers" threw themselves into this annual task 
because their jobs, their social position, and their families depended 
on their willingness to make the sacrifice to the God of Mammon, 
which was presently masquerading as "the Ghost of Cancers Past, 
and To Come." 

The chairman of the American Cancer Society, Clarence D. 
Little, had been named to that post in 1929 by the Rockefellers, 
longtime associates who had established a laboratory for him at their 



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summer home on Mt. Desert Island. He seemed to have no interest 
in cancer, spending most of his time as president of the American 
Birth Control League, the Euthanasia Society, and the Eugenics 
Society, the latter being a pet project of the Harriman family. He 
admitted that in 1943, the American Cancer Society spent nothing 
on research. Little had been president of the University of Michigan, 
and now served as Overseer of Harvard University. Under his 
leadership, the cancer group had been nothing more than a small 
group of elitists who met occasionally in New York. 

Despite its reorganization on a more business like basis, the 
American Cancer Society, long after the Little's departure, 
continued to pile up a stunning record of nonaccomplishment. One 
critic, a longtime federal official, publicly stated that it should be 
called "the infantile society for national paralysis." However, the 
society's inability to find a cure for cancer was hardly accidental. 

The Bobst-Lasker influence brought it firmly into the orbit of the 
Sloan Kettering Institute, whose motto had long been "Millions for 
research, but not one cent for a cure." Charles McCabe, the 
irreverent columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote on 
September 27, 1971, "You might be wondering if the personnel of 
the American Cancer Society, or cancer research foundations, and 
other sainted organizations, are truly interested in a cure for cancer. 
Or whether they would like a problem which supports them to 
continue to exist." 

The new Bobst-Lasker board of the American Cancer Society 
featured the usual array of Rockefeller cohorts, Anna Rosenberg, 
Eric Johnston, longtime head of the Chamber of Commerce and now 
head of the Motion Picture Association, a public relations 
spokesman for the Hollywood moguls; John Adams, a partner of 
Lazard Lreres and head of Standard Brands; General William 
Donovan, the Wall Street lawyer who was selected by the British 
Intelligence Service to head the new Office of Strategic Services, 
the nation's spy network; he was later sent to Thailand as U.S. 
Ambassador to oversee the operations of the world dope ring; 
Emerson Foote, Lasker's advertising protege; Ralph Reed, the 
president of American Express Company; Harry von Elm, the super 
banker who was president of Manufacturers Trust; and Florence 
Mahoney, the multi-million dollar heiress of the Cox newspaper 
fortune, and a longtime crony of Mary Lasker. 

In 1958, the officers of the American Cancer Society were 
Alfred P. Sloan, president; Monroe J. Rathbone, president of 
Standard Oil; Mrs. Anna Rosenberg Hoffman of the Rockefeller 
Foundation; General Donovan and Eric Johnston. Senator Ralph 
Yarborough of Texas, a perennial champion of socialized medicine, 
established a 26-member National Panel of Consultants on the 
Conquest of Cancer, chaired by Benno Schmidt, head of J. H. 
Whitney investment banking firm, other members were Laurance 
Rockefeller, Dr. Sidney Farber, former president of the American 
Cancer Society, G. Keith Funston, chairman of the Olin munitions 
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An interesting footnote to history is the revelation of the cozy 
relationships which developed between top Nazi officials and the 
founders of the Zionist terrorist network, Haganah and the Irgun 
Zvai Leumi, in the closing days of the Second World War. The 
Zionists were working to drive the British out of Palestine; the Nazis 
were also at war with England, which gave birth to the most curious 
political alliance of the twentieth century. One of the leading 
advocates of working with the Abwehr, German Intelligence, was 
one Yitzhak Shamir, now Premier of Israel. After the war, the 
Zionists employed many former Nazis to help set up their military 
opposition to the British. The leader in this alliance was the veteran 
of the old Stern Gang of terrorists, which was now the Irgun Zvai 
Leumi, none other than Menachem Begin. One of Begin's proteges 
was a young woman named Mathilde J., as she was known in 
terrorist circles. She was born in Switzerland after her father left 
Italy because of "poor economic conditions," — no political 
ideology there. The present Mrs. Krirn is described by Current 
Biography as a "geneticist" and a "philanthropist." She has been the 
resident biologist at the American Cancer Society for many years. In 
her younger days, she joined the Irgun Zvai Leumi, marrying a 
fellow terrorist in a show of solidarity. She soon became a favorite 
of Begin, and divorced her husband. It was Begin who was asked by 
a grinning Mike Wallace on the program "Sixty Minutes," "Did you 
really introduce terrorism into the politics of the Middle East?" 

Begin answered emphatically, "Not just the Middle East — the whole 
world." He was referring to the worldwide terrorist operations of 
Mossad, the Israeli Intelligence group which is entirely financed by 
the CIA with American taxpayers' funds. 

Mathilde J. then went to work at the Weizmann Institute in 
Israel. One day, she was introduced to one of its wealthiest 
American directors, the movie mogul Arthur Krirn. They were 
married, making her an American citizen. Krirn has been the chief 
lobbyist in Washington for the major film companies for many 
years; he is also a principal fund raiser for the Zionist agitprop 
network. As a fund raiser, he was also a close friend of President 
Lyndon B. Johnson. Krirn and his wife were house guests of 
Johnson's at the White House when the Israelis attacked the U.S. 
ship of the line, U.S.S. Liberty, killing many of her crew. When 
other American ships sent planes to aid the Liberty, immediate 
orders were sent from the White House for the planes to turn back. 
The Israelis were free to continue their attack for several more hours 
in a desperate attempt to sink the Liberty, to destroy the radio 
evidence it had gathered that the Israelis had started the Six-Day 
War. Although it is generally believed that Krirn issued the orders 
for the U.S. planes to turn back, no investigation was ever made. 
Johnson is now dead, and they are the only living witnesses in this 
horrendous example of high treason from the White House. The 
CIA had known for twenty-four hours that an attack was planned 
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the side of Israel; faked evidence had already been planted that the 
attack would come from the "Egyptians." 

Mathilde Krim is now a director of the Rockefeller Foundation; 
she and her husband are directors of the Afro-American Institute. 
Arthur Krim has a long record of supporting leftwing causes in New 
York, the New York School of Social Research, the Henry Street 
Settlement, and the Field Foundation. Krim is chairman of United 
Artists (now Orion Films). As personal attorney for Armand 
Hammer, whose claim to fame is that he was a friend of the blood 
soaked terrorist, Fenin, Krim is also a director of Hammer's two 
principal firms, Iowa Beef and Occidental Petroleum. Krim also 
served as chairman of the Democratic Finance Committee; he is 
chairman of the board of trustees of Columbia University, and 
director of the Fyndon B. Johnson Foundation. 

Critics noted in 1976 that at least eighteen members of the 
American Cancer Society's Board of Directors were executive 
officers of banks. ACS spent $114 million that year, but had assets 
of $181 million. As of August 31, 1976, 42% of ACS cash and 
investments, some $75 million, was being held in banks with which 
these officers were affiliated. The 1975 budget of ACS reported that 
570 went for administration; the amount allocated for research was 
less than the salaries of its 2,900 employees. The American Cancer 
Society for all practical purposes controlled the National Cancer 
Institute, a government agency. Former NCI director Frank J. 
Rauscher became the senior vice president of ACS, with his salary 
doubled to $75,000 a year. An ACS spokesman admitted that 70% 
of its 1976 research budget went to "individuals or institutions" with 
which its board members were affiliated. Pat McGrady, who served 
for twenty-five years as science editor of ACS, told writer Peter 
Chowka, "Medicine has become venal, second only to the law. The 
ACS slogan, control cancer with a checkup and a check . . . it's 
phony, because we are not controlling cancer. That slogan is the 
extent of the ACS scientific, medical and clinical savvy. Nobody in 
the science and medical departments there is capable of doing real 
science. They are wonderful professionals who know how to raise 
money. They don't know how to prevent cancer or cure patients; 
instead, they close the door to innovative ideas. ACS money goes to 
scientists who put on the best show to get grants or who have friends 
on the grant-giving panels." 

This is probably the most reliable summation of what is done 
with your contributions to the American Cancer Society. As we 
pointed out earlier, it is the masses giving alms to the Big Rich, who 
know how to distribute these funds among themselves, their friends, 
and their favorite tax-exempt organizations, which in many cases 
are refuges for the more incompetent members of their families. The 
ACS directors are drawn from the "best people" in New York, the 
jet set, the trendy Park Avenue crowd who were caricatured by 
novelist Tom Wolfe as "radical chic." At one time, Black Power was 
in; now it is homosexuality and cancer. This group constantly 
advertises itself as being obsessed with "compassion and caring," 



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which is always done with other people's money. Their own wallets 
remain glued to their backsides. This is exemplified by the bleeding 
hearts on the national news shows, who nightly regale us with their 
version of the homeless, the starving in Africa, or wherever they can 
find a photogenic victim with flies crawling on him. These 
"journalists," who are paid millions of dollars a year, have never 
been known to toss their coins to these victims. In politics, its 
morals are exemplified by the fat, aging playboy, Senator Teddy 
Kennedy; in Hollywood, by the equally pudgy Elizabeth Taylor. 
Mathilde Krirn is now the guiding genius behind the newly created 
American Foundation for AIDS Research; because of her powerful 
Hollywood connections, she was easily able to persuade Elizabeth 
Taylor and other stars to raise millions for her pet project. She also 
recruited her old friend Mary Lasker as the first board member of 
AIDS. Mary Lasker paid the current "advertising genius," Jerry 
della Femina, to create a tasteful national ad campaign for the 
distribution and use of condoms. 

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center continues to be 
the most "fashionable" charity among the New York socialites; 
certainly it is the most influential. It is listed on the tony Upper East 
Side as the "The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer 
Center." It has operated a popular thrift shop on Third Avenue for 
many years, which is filled with donations from wealthy families. 
Like many other young writers and artists, the present writer 
purchased his clothes there for years, all of it labelled from the most 
expensive shops in New York. 

Because "the fight against cancer" is totally controlled by the 
Rockefeller Medical Monopoly, grants are routinely awarded which 
are nothing more than ripoffs. One wag claims the ACS will award a 
research grant only if the recipient signs a paper swearing he will 
not find a cure for cancer. Although only the tip of the iceberg has 
been revealed, there have been numerous exposes attesting that most 
of the "cancer research" is bogus, replete with faked results. In one 
of the more publicized incidents, the National Cancer Institute gave 
$980,000 to a researcher at Boston University, who was forced to 
resign after charges that he had falsified his research data; another 
well known incident at the august Memorial Center itself found that 
mice were painted different colors in order to "verify" certain cancer 
tests. Dr. William Summerlin of Sloan Kettering admitted painting 
the mice to make them look as though successful skin grafts had 
been done. 

The National Bureau of Standards reports that half or more of 
the numerical data published by scientists in articles in the Journal is 
unusable because there is no evidence that the researchers accurately 
measured what they thought they were measuring. Alarmed by these 
statistics, officials instituted a survey; 3 1 authors of scientific 
reports were sent questionnaires asking for their raw data. The 2 1 
who replied said that their data had been "lost" or "accidentally 
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The reliability of the nation's researchers wilted under a 
blistering expose on "Sixty Minutes" on January 17, 1988, under the 
title, "The Facts Were Fiction." The subject of the expose was "one 
of the leading scientific scholars" in the nation. Fie had claimed to 
have done extensive research on the mentally retarded at a state 
institution, where the records clearly showed that he had only 
worked on goldfish. The "Sixty Minutes" report estimated that from 
ten to thirty per cent of all research projects carried out in the United 
States is totally faked, because of the requirements to win the 
"grantsmanship" race. "Startling" results must be claimed before 
serious consideration is given to requests for funding, which 
themselves are hardly niggardly amounts; they often amount to 
grants of millions of dollars. One scientific scholar who was 
interviewed on "Sixty Minutes" declared that "I would think twice 
before I believe what I read in the medical journals ... it is dishonest, 
fraudulent information." The moving spirit behind all this fakery is 
the unwillingness of the Big Rich to see their profits imperilled by 
any genuine advances in medicine. Therefore, the more fake 
research that is done, the less chance that a drug now on the market 
which is bringing in $100,000,000 a year or more will be knocked 
off the market. The wholesale fakery in American research is almost 
entirely due to the pressures of the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly 
and the drug firms under their control, who routinely present 
elaborately faked "tests" to the Food and Drag Administration to 
obtain approval for new products, concealing harmful side effects, 
which often include liver and kidney damage, or death. The control 
of the universities by the Medical Monopoly creates a breeding 
ground for more robotic minions, willing to abase themselves in any 
manner for a grant or a job which requires little or no performance. 

A lengthy history of faked research is an ideal "Panama" or control 
to keep these minions in line. 

It is frightening to contemplate that such faked research is 
usually the basis for the acceptance or denial of new drugs, while 
protecting the Establishment as it continues to reap more profits 
from long outmoded and discredited panaceas and procedures. Yet 
this is the background, as well as the raison d'etre, for President 
Reagan's Brave New Budget for 1989, which sets aside $64.6 billion 
for "research and development." Although this is only a 4% increase 
over 1988, it represents a 52% increase since Reagan took office. 
The National Institute of Flealth budget has doubled to $6.2 billion; 
cancer research will receive $1.5 billion, while AIDS is earmarked 
for an expenditure of $2 billion. Mathilde Krirn must be very happy. 

Critics have pointed out that Memorial Sloan Kettering had 
done practically no research on the prevention of cancer, only on its 
favored modes of "treatment." The basic premise of its researchers, 
that the cell is solely responsible for the multiplication of cancer 
cells, is probably erroneous; however, it is the basis for all of their 
work, including their promotion of chemotherapy. In fact, the cell is 
probably reacting to outside infection or pressures, and the fault is 
not in the cell. The Sloan Kettering approach dangles the promise of 



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a "Magic Bullet," which will bring the cell back to a healthy 
regimen through medication, or chemotherapy. The chemotherapy 
drugs include alkylating agents which actually inhibit cell growth. 
They are alkaloids, which hinder cell mitosis or cell division. Sloan 
Kettering also bypasses the possibility of stimulating the immune 
system to respond to cancer growth, which is the normal method 
which the body uses to fight disease. This institution receives $70 
million a year from various tax exempt foundations, including the 
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which means that the American 
taxpayer is subsidizing all of this research. One hundred and thirty 
fulltime scientists are doing research at the Center; all 345 
physicians at the Center are also heavily involved in research. And 
what are the results of all this activity? A continued reliance on the 
now antiquated "cut, slash and burn" techniques still redolent of the 
"mad doctor" practices of the late Doctors J. Marvin Sims and James 
Ewing, dead these many years. While wedded to the ritual 
observance of these expensive, painful and futile procedures, the 
"Scientists" at Sloan Kettering maintain a resolute phalanx of 
opinion denouncing various wholistic procedures which rely on diet, 
nutrition and vitamins. 

Dr. Muriel Shimkin of the National Institute of Health, wrote in 
the Institute's official primer on cancer in 1973 that "Treatment of 
cancer by diet alone is in the realm of quackery." Yet the American 
Cancer Society, faced with a growing amount of evidence to the 
contrary, issued a Special Report in 1984 advising the following 
program: "1. Avoid obesity. 2. Cut down total fat intake to 30% of 
total calories. 3. Eat more high fiber foods. 4. Eat foods rich in 
vitamins A and C. 5. Include cruciferous vegetables in the diet, 
greens, etc. 6. Be moderate in the consumption of alcohol. 7. 
Moderate consumption of salt-cured, smoked and nitrite cured 
foods." This is a very sensible regimen; however, it has not been 
emphasized by the ACS or the NIH, nor do many doctors include 
this advice in their recommendations to their patients. 

The American Cancer Society has always had one bugaboo, 
laetrile. Dr. Lewis Thomas, longtime head of Sloan Kettering, told 
the American Cancer Society Science Writers Seminar on April 2, 
1975, "Laetrile had absolutely no value in combating cancer." This 
contradicted the work done by the Center's own scientists, whose 
real results had been suppressed. Dr. Thomas stated again in 1975, 
"Laetrile has been shown, after two years of tests, to be worthless in 
fighting cancer." Dr. Robert Good, president of Sloan Kettering had 
also stated in January 1974, "At this moment there is no evidence 
that laetrile has an effect on cancer." His own scientists had 
completed studies which showed the opposite; two researchers, Dr. 
Lloyd Schoen and Dr. Elizabeth Srockett, both working 
independently at the Center, had found that pineapple enzymes 
combined with Laetrile resulted in total tumor regression in 50% of 
their experiments on 34 experimental animals there. 

One of the most famous beneficiaries of the laetrile treatment 
was the actor, Steve McQueen. He had been given up by his 



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physicians as a terminal case when he tried laetrile. He was 
responding well until a physician persuaded him to undergo surgery 
on a tumor; he then died on the operating table of an embolism. The 
Establishment proclaimed that this proved the laetrile treatment was 
worthless. 

Harold Manner, at the Cancer Center, also found a combination 
of laetrile, enzymes and vitamin A had a similar positive effect on 
mice with cancer. Dr. Kinematsu Suiguira, who had been at 
Memorial since 1917, after earlier working on cancer at the 
Harriman Institute, had also produced striking results proving that 
laetrile was effective on cancer in experimental animals. On June 
13, 1973, the results of cancer tests using laetrile by Dr. Kinematsu 
Suiguira over a period of nine months stated, "The results clearly 
show that Amygdalin significantly inhibits the appearance of lung 
metastasis in mice." Although this had been announced by the Sloan 
Kettering Institute, on January 10, 1974, Dr. Robert Good, president 
of Sloan Kettering, denounced the news of the findings as "a 
premature leak." Dr. Ralph Moss, who was then public relations 
director at the Cancer Center, considered Suiguira's work a genuine 
breakthrough and a welcome departure from Sloan Kettering's 
singular lack of success in its cancer work. On November 17, 1977, 
he held a press conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York. Instead 
of receiving praise for publicizing the success at the Center, he was 
fired the next day. He later wrote an excellent book, "The Cancer 
Syndrome" which exposes many of the strange events at Sloan 
Kettering. His book is very factual, and is written without rancour 
against those who had thrown him out. 

Because Elmer Bobst had played the crucial role in making it 
possible for Nixon to become president, he had little trouble in 
persuading Nixon to authorize a new and expensive "war on 
cancer." At Bobst's instigation, Nixon signed the National Cancer 
Act in 1971, which transformed the National Cancer Institute at 
Bethesda into a new monolithic government bureaucracy. During 
the next fifteen years, NCA was to spend more than ten billion 
dollars funding various cancer programs, none of which had any 
effect in curing or preventing cancer. In 1955, NCI had established a 
Chemotherapy National Service Center with a $25 million grant, to 
promote the use of chemotherapy. A fullpage advertisement in the 
New York Times, December 9, 1969, proclaimed that "Cancer Cure 
is Near at Hand." The story promised that a cancer cure by 1976 was 
a "distinct possibility." The chairman of the President's National 
Cancer panel submitted a report admitting that the first five years of 
the National Cancer Program was a failure; the cancer toll had risen 
during each year of its operation. By 1985, the annual toll was 
485,000 victims. 

More than 43,000 people deluged Nixon with demands that the 
NCI test laetrile. Benno Schmidt then chose a panel of scientists to 
make the tests; all of them were known to be fanatically opposed to 
laetrile. When he asked for the scientific results, he said, "I couldn't 
get anybody to show me his work." Had their tests shown laetrile to 



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be worthless, they would have been only too happy to publish their 
findings. The battle against laetrile continued on a nationwide 
campaign. One lobbyist, Charles Ofso, had a fulltime job in 
Sacramento, California, lobbying against laetrile; he was paid 
$25,000 a year. Drag store proprietors who displayed books 
favorable to laetrile were informed that no member of the AMA 
would henceforth send them prescriptions until these books were 
removed. Since 1963, the Federal Trade Commission has brought 
pressure against publishers of pro-laetrile books. Government 
statutes not only prohibit the interstate shipment of laetrile, but even 
of books which recommend it! 

After chiropractic, laetrile was the most important target of the 
criminal syndicalist operation of the Coordinating Conference of 
Health Information, the conspiracy launched by the American 
Cancer Society, the American Medical Association, and the Food 
and Drag Administration. It continued to be mostly a war of 
censorship and intimidation, whose goal was to prevent any public 
discussion of laetrile. TV shows which scheduled forums on laetrile, 
to discuss both sides of the controversy, were suddenly cancelled. 
Tests showing the effectiveness of laetrile were suppressed; they 
never reached the public. The desperation of the campaign against 
laetrile was solely financial; it represented the greatest threat to the 
profits of the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly. Hospital treatment for 
cancer cost many thousands of dollars. Despite the Cancer Center's 
$70 million a year for "research," its Memorial Hospital charged 
$470 a day for a bed; a ten day stay would be nearly $5,000, with 
another $4,000 charged for treatment and physician care. 

The record of the "cut, slash and bum" treatments were 
routinely distorted and falsified. Dr. Hardin James, professor of 
medical physics at the University of California at Berkeley, 
addressed the ACS Science Writers Conference in 1969; he revealed 
that the worst cancer cases were usually termed "inoperable" and 
deliberately left untreated. The published cancer studies of cures or 
remissions were the "sweetheart" cases, which had a high rate of 
recovery. Nevertheless, Dr. James reported, "the life expectancy of 
these untreated cases was actually greater than the life expectancy of 
those who were treated." 

Despite Dr. James' revelations, the hospitals continued to pick 
and choose which cases of cancer they would treat; even the 
esteemed Cancer Center noted that its policy is not to accept some 
terminal cases; the patients are politely referred to a death hospice 
where they can die. In fact, such turnaways may have been a boon to 
the dying, as the treatment they would have undergone at Memorial 
Hospital would have made Count Dracula drool with envy. Dr. 

Ralph Moss revealed some of the prevalent surgical techniques 
there. He reported that cancer of the head and neck was treated by 
an operation called the "commando" after a combat technique used 
by commandoes in the Second World War; it called for the entire 
removal of the jaw. Pancreatic cancer was treated by removal of 
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despite this drastic treatment, remained the same, a mere three per 
cent. In 1948, Dr. Alex Bmnschweig invented an operation called 
"total exenteration," which called for the removal of the rectum, 
stomach, bladder, liver, ureter, all internal reproductive organs, the 
pelvic floor and wall, pancreas, spleen, colon and many blood 
vessels. Dr. Biunschweig himself called this hollowing out 
technique "a brutal and cruel procedure," (New York Times, August 
8, 1969). 

The epitome of the "mad doctor" operations was known as a 
hemeocorporectomy. Originated by Dr. Theodore Miller at the 
Cancer Center, it involved cutting off everything below the pelvis. 
These techniques are more than reminiscent of certain procedures 
used by Communist revolutionaries in Latin America; the Sandinista 
revolutionaries were inspired by their leaders poetic dictum that 
"Liberty is not conquered with flowers, but with bullets, and that is 
why we use the VEST CUT, THE GOURD CUT, and the 
BLOOMERS CUT." In the vest cut, the victim's head was lopped 
off with a machete and his arms were severed at the shoulders; in 
the gourd cut, the victim had the top of his head lopped off; the 
bloomers cut called for hacking both legs off at the knees, leaving 
the victim to bleed to death. 

The records of the "mad doctor" syndrome would fill several 
books. One special Congressional report followed some 31 "human 
guinea pig" experiments over a thirty year period. The Committee, 
chaired by Woodward D. Markey, D.Ma., gave his comment that his 
findings "shock the conscience and represent a black mark on the 
history of medical research." The report showed that from 1945 to 
1947, in the Manhattan Project, scientists routinely injected eighteen 
patients with plutonium; from 1961 to 1965 at MIT, twenty elderly 
patients were injected with or fed radium or thorium. From 1946 to 
1947 at the University of Rochester, six patients who had good 
kidneys were injected with uranium salts "to determine the 
concentration that might produce kidney injury"; from 1953 to 1957 
at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, twelve patients were 
injected with uranium to determine the dosage that would cause 
kidney injury. From 1963 to 1971, 67 inmates of Oregon State 
Prison and 64 inmates of Washington State Prison had Xrays on 
their testes to determine the effect of radiation on human fertility. 
From 1963 to 1965 at the National Reactor Test Station of the 
Atomic Energy Commission in Idaho, radioactive iodine was 
purposely released on seven separate occasions, and seven human 
subjects purposely drank milk from cows grazed on iodine 
contaminated land. From 1961 to 1963 at the University of Chicago 
and Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, 102 human subjects 
were fed fallout from the Nevada test site, with radioactive 
simulated fallout particles, and solutions of radioactive cesium and 
strontium. During the late 1950s, twelve patients at Presbyterian and 
Montefiore Hospitals in New York were injected with radioactive 
calcium and strontium cancer particles. Oregon State Prison gave 
radium doses of 600 roentgens in single exposures on the 



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reproductive organs, when the safe dose was 5 roentgens per year. 
For a decade, scientists were fed radioactive materials so that other 
scientists could calibrate their instruments for measuring these 
doses. 

Whatever kicks the mad doctors may have gotten from these 
experiments, the cancer rate remained the same, or increased. 
Congressman Wydner pointed out that "Information has been 
brought to my attention showing that twenty years ago, in 1957, the 
same proportion of cancer cases, one in three, was being cured. This 
raises the question why, despite all the money and effort devoted to 
cancer research ... the cure rate has remained the same." Despite 
such criticism, the NCI continued to waste billions of dollars on 
worthless programs. It was reported that George R. Pettit of the 
University of Arizona at Tempe had spent six years and $100,000 
extricating chemicals from a quarter of a million butterflies as part 
of an NCI program; there were no identifiable results. Other 
researchers continued to find the war on cancer a profitable war. 

The Saturday Review reported in its issue of December 2, 1961 that 
a prominent financial supporter of the American Cancer Society in 
Massachusetts was upset when he could never find the state director 
in his office. He was finally told that the director, James V. Lavin, 
was probably in his other office across the street, where he ran a 
private fund-raising company, the James C. Lavin Company; he 
represented a select group of clients. Stung by this revelation, the 
executive vice president of the American Cancer Society, Lane W. 
Adams, wrote a letter to Saturday Review, June 6, 1962 as follows: 
"The arrangement by which James C. Lavin operated private fund 
raising while serving as executive director of the Massachusetts 
American Cancer Society was known by the National Society." 
Adams said that Lavin's salary was $17,000, plus another ten 
thousand a year paid to his company. Saul Naglin of the Lavin 
Company was the controller of the Massachusetts branch of ACS 
for a number of years. The yearly overhead of the Massachusetts 
branch was $548,000 in 1960, with total income of $1.1 million. 

Adam's letter also boasted that "We helped support the research 
of Dr. Sterling Schwartz injecting human leukemia brain extract in 
human subjects, Dr. Chester Southam injecting live cancer cells 
beneath the skin of human beings." Adams who had been with the 
American Cancer Society since 1948, now heads the national offices 
at 90 Park Avenue, in New York. He received the Albert Lasker 
Public Service Award from ACS; he is also vice president of Zion 
First National Bank in Salt Lake City, director of Paul Revere 
Investors, and the Energy Fund. Lavin's attorney, James Mountzos, 
was secretary of the Massachusetts ACS and also served on the 
national board. 

In 1978, the American Cancer Society had $140 million income 
of which less than 30% was spent on cancer research, with 56% 
going to cover administrative costs. The Society had $200 million in 
investments. Before the Bobst-Lasker takeover in 1944, its income 
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million. In 1982, Allan Sonnenshein published a warning, 
"Watchout; the American Cancer Society May Be Hazardous To 
Your Health!" In 1955, in a power move, ACS took over ah research 
from the National Research Council, executing a brilliant coup by 
creating a new Science Advisory Council to represent American 
hospitals and universities. Dr. Samuel Epstein, in his book, "The 
Politics of Cancer," noted that "apart from being uninvolved in 
cancer prevention, other than, to a limited extent, tobacco, senior 
(ACS) officials have developed for the society a reputation of being 
indifferent, if not actively hostile, to regulatory needs for the 
prevention of exposure to carcinogenic chemicals in the general 
environment and in the workplace." Epstein reported that the ACS 
opposed regulation of such potential carcinogens as Red Dye #2, 
TRIS, and DES. ACS refused to support the Clean Water Act, and 
blamed victims for cancer. EPA had reported that indoor pollutants 
cause six thousand cancer deaths a year and that 38 million 
Americans drink water with unsafe levels of lead and other toxic 
matter, including chlorine by-products. DES, diethylstilbestrol, was 
widely used from the 1940s to the early 1970s as a synthetic female 
hormone which was routinely prescribed by doctors to prevent 
miscarriage; it was not tested for possible side effects, nor did 
anyone know what they were. Finally, a student at the University of 
Chicago Medical Center showed that not only was it ineffective in 
preventing miscarriage, but it might have side effects. This finding 
failed to halt its use. In 1972, its longterm effects began to appear, 
cancer of the breast, with vaginal cancer in daughters of those 
patients treated with DES, as well as other genital malformations 
and abnormalities. It was also linked to liver damage. 

Lee Edson, in "The Cancer Ripoff ' notes that 74 private 
companies near the National Institute of Health in Bethesda were 
charging the government 144% overhead plus 9% profit to perform 
virus research. Nixon had placed his protege, Dr. Frank Rauscher, in 
charge of NCI; he was a virologist who began to promote 
chemotherapy as the answer to cancer. Dr. Rauscher claimed that 
the NCI chemotherapy program "has provided effective treatment 
for cancer patients all over this country, and the world." This claim 
was promptly challenged by Dean Burk, head of the cyclochemical 
section of the NCI, pointing out that "virtually all of the 
chemotherapeutic agents now approved by the FDA for use or 
testing in human cancer patients are highly toxic to markedly 
immuno-suppressive and highly carcinogenic in rats and mice, 
themselves producing cancers in a wide variety of body organs." 
Despite this criticism, Rauscher was then named head of the 
President's National Cancer Advisory Board. 

The side effects of chemotherapy have been graphically 
described by many of its victims, the terrible nausea, loss of hair, 
sudden weight loss and many other adverse factors. A book by M. 
Morra, "Choices; Realistic Alternatives in Cancer Treatment, Avon, 
1980, reports favorably on all of the Establishment's cut, slash and 
burn techniques. Morra mentions diet only in its relation to nausea 



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from chemotherapy; he soberly advises that you "let someone else 
do the cooking so that the smell of food won't nauseate you." Morra 
gave no advice on how to serve food without smell. 

Since Memorial Sloan Kettering's first benefactor, James 
Ewing, dosed himself to death with radium in 1913, it has remained 
the treatment of choice at this Cancer Center. The New York Times 
noted July 4, 1979 that 70% of all cancer patients at Memorial 
receive radiation treatments, at a charge of $500,000 a year. It now 
performs 11,000 surgical procedures and 65,000 radium treatments 
a year. In 1980, Memorial bought all new equipment for its radium 
treatment, an expenditure of $4.5 million. However, radium 
treatment continues to be a horrifying treatment in its effects. 

In 1937, Dr. Percy Furnivall, a prominent surgeon at London 
Hospital, diagnosed his own tumor as cancer. On February 26, 1938, 
he published in the British Medical Journal an impassioned plea as 
a result of his experience, "Tragedies from radium treatment are of 
frequent occurrence, and the publicity given to radium treatment of 
cancer is a disgrace to the Minister of Health and the vested interests 
which charge fantastic prices for this body-destroying substance. I 
do not wish my worst enemy the prolonged hell I have been through 
with radium neuritis and myalgia over six months . This account of 
my own case is a plea for a very careful consideration of all the 
factors before deciding which is the most suitable form of 
treatment." He died shortly thereafter, yet his plea had no effect on 
the continued use of radium treatments for cancer. 

The late Senator Hubert Humphrey, who died of cancer, is 
often cited as an advertisement for radium treatment. Jane Brody in 
her New York Times book, "You Can Fight Cancer and Win," 
coauthored with American Cancer Society vice-president Holleb in 
1977, cites Hubert Humphrey as "a famous beneficiary of modern 
radiotherapy." She glosses over the fact that "this famous 
beneficiary" was totally disillusioned with radium therapy before his 
death. In 1973 he was found to have cancer of the bladder; he was 
treated by X ray, and in 1976, his physician Dr. Dabney Jarman, 
triumphantly reported that "As far as we are concerned, the Senator 
is cured." (New York Times, October 6, 1976). Humphrey continued 
to wither away, undergoing more chemotherapy, until he flatly 
refused to go back to Memorial Cancer Center for more treatment. 
Quoted in the Daily News, January 14, 1978, he called 
chemotherapy "bottled death." 

The Washington Post in February 1988 ran a story "Cancer 
Treatment Toxic." "We are spared very little as we see healthy 
looking people turned before our eyes into shaking, shivering, 
nauseated bundles of misery . . . The successes, although few, have 
been dramatic." 

One factor which has been consistently ignored in the 
development of cancer is the role of unusual stress. We all face daily 
stresses in our lives, with which we cope as best we can. However, 
unusual and prolonged stress places a greater strain on our system 
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when sinister hidden forces poison all our communications with 
their shadowy propaganda, while assuring us that they stand only for 
"compassion and caring." A writer named Morley Roberts advanced 
a startling theory of cancer in 1926. An English scientist, Roberts 
belonged to no known school of thought, and because of his 
independence, his works have been largely ignored. His theory of 
Organic Materialism advances the following points: 

"Malignancy and Evolution: Malignancy is the diversion of 
energy from high differentiation into the proliferation of low-grade 
epithelia which can endure irritation but only differentiate with 
difficulty." Epithelioma, a common form of cancer, is the 
multiplication of cells of the simplest type in the body, which, like 
those of the outer skin, the epidermis, are comparably short-lived 
and unable to differentiate. An organism afflicted with cancer is 
unable to differentiate to meet the conditions of its existence, 
because its energy has been diverted into multiplying low-grade 
cells. Cancer is the proliferation of low grade cell colonies in the 
organism. They migrate through the body seeking a place for 
themselves, although they have no function. Wherever they gather, 
they rob the higher grade cells of nourishment, where they are 
gathered into cell colonies as the organs of the body. These organs 
are choked off and starve, eventually causing the death of the 
organism. The modem State is a malignant organism dedicated to 
the proliferation of lower grade units at the expense of higher, more 
differentiated types. The more productive organisms are heavily 
taxed to support large numbers of nonproductive and poorly 
differentiated growths. The steadily increasing strain on the 
productive members of the State causes their premature death, just 
as the proliferation of the lower grade cells in the cancerous 
organism kills the higher differentiated cells. Roberts posits the 
question, "May we go further and even say that the common 
tendency to malignancy is the result of sociology refinements which 
ask for a higher role for epithelia?" 

Morley Roberts posited a theory of the development of the 
organism, in which other cells began to gather around the execretory 
cell colonies of primitive organisms, and subsequently these cell 
colonies began to give off secretions which were poisonous to the 
organism. In self-defense, the organism threw up fortifications, or 
other cell colonies, around the vicious presence, which, in time, 
became part of the organism, and whose secretions became useful to 
it. Roberts calls this a theory of the development of the organs of the 
body. 

The role of nutrition in cancer has yet to be seriously 
researched by the billion dollar boondoggles of the National Cancer 
Institute and the Rockefeller. Yet in 1887, an Albany, New York 
physician, Ephraim Cutter, M.D. wrote a book called "Diet in 
Cancer," in which he stated, "Cancer is a disease of nutrition." 

Hippocrates coined the word diaitia, meaning "a way of life" 
which is what a diet is. In the classical world, "meat" meant the 
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The confusion as to the meaning of the word meat occurs in 
translations of the Bible. In Genesis, it is stated, "Behold, I have 
given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the 
earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; 
to you it shall be for meat." Hippocrates' advice to physicians was 
that they should first find out what food is given to a patient, and 
who gives it. 

The ongoing controversy over laetrile revolves around the fact 
that it is a substance called a nitriloside. In 1952, Dr. Ernest A. 
Krebs, Jr., a biochemist, discovered that cancer is caused by a 
deficiency of nitrilosides, which occur naturally in over twelve 
hundred foods and plants. Animals usually instinctively seek out 
grasses and other plants which contain nitrilosides, yet when 
humans do the same thing they are attacked by federal agents. Some 
researchers believe that the adverse effects of carcinogens, radiation 
and sunburn on humans is caused by the fact that they are suffering 
from poor nutrition. These nutrition experts argue that coal tar does 
not cause cancer; and that the sun does not cause skin cancer. 
Rather, these conditions arise from the sun's effect upon the skin of 
a person who is consuming too many sugars, fats and dairy 
products. The sun's rays create an acidic condition which causes 
these substances to rise to the surface of the skin, causing an 
irritation which can then become catalyst. It is noted that people in 
tropical countries, who are exposed to strong sunlight, rarely get 
skin cancer because they eat little meat and fats. It was also 
discovered after the atomic bombing of Japanese civilians that those 
who were still eating their traditional diet of brown rice, sea salt and 
miso vegetables, were little damaged by the same amount of atomic 
radiation which killed those who were eating a more modem diet of 
fats and meat. 

Some experts note that they can detect cancer by the peculiar 
smell of a person in its early stages, the smell of decomposition. 
Others note that cancer can be detected by a greenish cast to the 
skin. The epidemic of prostate cancer among American men seem s 
to be the result of a diet of rich foods, with frequent ingestion of 
eggs, meat and dairy products, and baked goods made with refined 
flour. A suggested remedy is a diet of fruit and rice, the same diet 
which is recommended to lower blood pressure and which has been 
featured at Duke University for many years. Beef is said to be 
particularly dangerous for prostate and colon cancer. Nutritionists 
believe that cancer represents a reverse evolutionary process, in 
which cells decompose or change back to a more primordial 
vegetable type of life. This corresponds in some ways with the 
theories of Morley Roberts. 

It is notable that only four percent of the nations medical 
schools offer a course in nutrition. This reflects the Rockefeller 
Medical Monopoly's obsession with drugs and its commitment to 
the allopathic school of medicine, as opposed to homeopathic or 
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Nobel Prize winner Janies Watson declared at a cancer 
symposium at MIT that "the American public has been sold a nasty 
bill of goods about cancer ... a soporific orgy," as reported in the 
New York Times March 9, 1975. In January of 1975, Dr. Charles C. 
Edwards, a researcher, wrote to the Secretary of HEW that the war 
on cancer was politically motivated and was based on spending 
money. The prominent French oncologist, Dr. Lucien Israel, said, 
"Radium is an unproven method in many cases . . . indeed, there 
have been no conclusive trials" on radiation therapy. Israel terms it 
"a palliative for relief of pain, etc., temporary in nature." He also 
points out that "the medical community has been thrown into 
confusion by recent studies which have shown that metastases may 
be more frequent in cases that have received radiation." In short, the 
radiation increases the spread of cancer. It has long been known that 
cutting into a tumor causes it to spread throughout the body. The 
exploratory operation to see if you have cancer usually guarantees 
that it will be fatal. 

Nevertheless, the American Cancer Society continues to back 
all of the losing methods of treating cancer. For twenty years, it has 
patently repeated its famous Cancer's Seven Warning Signals, which 
ignore chemicals in the environment and discounts FDA warnings 
about coal tar and hair dyes. In 1976, the ACS released a press 
communication, "Urgent Message; Mammography; Benefits and 
Risks." Dr. John Bailar of the Harvard School of Public Health, and 
editor of the prestigious NCI Cancer Journal, was horrified. He 
wrote a letter to the acting director of the NCI, Dr. Guy Newell, "I 
have just become aware of a problem that has the seeds of a major 
disaster . . . The Urgent Message itself is plain hog-wash, the 
statement is seriously faulty, and hence represents a grave danger to 
that bulk of women who should avoid mammography. " 
Nevertheless, the ACS flyer went to every hospital in New York, 
and to 15,000 physicians. Despite the known risks of exposing 
women to repeated X rays, the ACS still emphasizes annual 
mammographies as one of its most vaunted techniques for 
"controlling" cancer. Jane Brody's book, "You Can Fight Cancer 
and Win," recommends this and many other ACS goals. 

The American Cancer Society also stands firmly behind radical 
mastectomy, the total removal of the breast in cases of women's 
breast cancer. This technique is frowned upon as unusually brutal 
and ineffective; it has long been abandoned in most European 
countries, including England, France and the Scandinavian countries 
and neighboring Canada. In 1975, when Rose Kuttner published her 
definitive work, "Breast Cancer" which was critical of radical 
mastectomy, the ACS refused to list or recommend it. 

It was Elmer Bobst' s goal to make the National Cancer Institute 
"autonomous," much as the Federal Reserve System is 
"autonomous." He was able to achieve this goal because of his 
longstanding personal connection with President Richard Nixon. As 
the mastermind of the American Cancer Society, he really intended 
it to become "autonomous" from Washington influence, while 



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making it completely subservient to the American Cancer Society 
from New York. Rep. David Obey, Democrat, Wisconsin, noted that 
"the American Cancer Society wants to keep the National Cancer 
Institute strong in bankroll and weak in staff so that it can direct its 
spending without too much interference." A very astute observation. 
One of its directors, is Mary Lasker, who, thirty-six years after 
Albeit Lasker's death, is still described by Washington observers as 
the most powerful woman in American medicine. The National 
Institute of Health bought the Visitation Convent in Bethesda from 
the Catholic Church for $4.4 million; it now houses the Mary Lasker 
Center. Through her access to funding, the ACS maintains fulltime 
lobbyists in Washington, headed by Col. Luke Quinn, and aided by 
Mike Gorman. The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, with 
Washington lobbyist Lloyd Cutler, also works with Mary Lasker. 

Whatever else may be said of the American Cancer Society, 
there can be no doubt that it remains well insulated against reality. A 
leading Washington reporter, Daniel S. Greenberg, wrote in the 
Columbia Journalism Review in 1975 that cancer rates for most 
types of cancer had been static since the 1950s; some rates actually 
declined, probably because the use of toxic chemotherapy increased 
the death rate. One researcher told Greenberg there had been little 
improvement since 1945. Dr. Frank Rauscher challenged Greenberg 
at the 1975 ACS Science Writers Seminar, claiming that these 
figures were out of date; however, when the new figures were 
released, they upheld Greenberg's findings. This rings hollowly 
against the annual promises of "breakthroughs" when the two and a 
half million "volunteers" swarm across America shaking their 
tincans and begging for the rich. They have been making these same 
promises and raising the same amounts of money, or more, for 
almost fifty years. Laurance Rockefeller noted in Reader’s Digest, 
February 1957 an exultant comment, "There is, for the first time, a 
scent of ultimate victory in the air," as he described "progress 
against cancer." Sloan Kettering director C. P. Dusty Rhodes was 
quoted in the Denver Post, October 3, 1953, "lam convinced that in 
the next decade, or maybe more, we will have a chemical as 
effective against cancer as sulfaniolmides and penicillin are against 
bacterial infection." Well, maybe more. In 1956, Dr. Wendell F. 
Stanley, a Nobel Prize Winner, reported in an address to the annual 
AMA convention, "Viruses are the prime cause of most types of 
cancer." Nothing more has been heard on this subject in thirty years. 

One physician, Dr. Cecil Pitard, was informed that he had 
terminal cancer and that he had only a few weeks to live. The 
Knoxville, Tennessee physician was diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic 
as having lymphoma. Lymphatic cancer results because the body is 
no longer able to detoxify or cleanse itself. Tonsillectomies often 
initiate a deterioration of the lymphatic system, resulting in lymph 
gland inflammation, and eventually, lymphatic cancer. With nothing 
to lose, Dr. Pitard experimented on himself with the anti-flu 
bacterial antigen, staphage lysate and sodium butyrate, a fatty acid 
food found in milk and butter. He soon found that he had been 



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completely cured. Nevertheless, the Cancer Establishment ignored 
his report, and became even more vociferous in its campaign against 
"unproven remedies." In most cases like Dr. Pitard's the cancer 
profiteers sneer that it probably was misdiagnosed and he never had 
cancer, or that he had a "spontaneous remission," which is their 
most oft repeated response. It would seem that they would show 
some interest in how to obtain a "spontaneous remission," because 
they have now been talking about it for half a century, yet we have 
heard nothing from the $70 million a year research program at Sloan 
Kettering about spontaneous remission. 

After Dr. Ralph Moss had been fired from Sloan Kettering for 
revealing the positive results of laetrile experiments, he made public 
the fact that the Institute was sitting on many other results of 
successful treatment of cancer, including more than one thousand 
positive cases of response to the Coley treatment since 1906. Moss 
reported that Dr. James Ewing, "Coley's nemesis and arch rival, 
turned Memorial Hospital into a medical branch of the radium 
trust." Dr. William E. Koch, professor of physiology at Detroit 
Medical College and the University of Michigan, presaged 
freeradical pathology treatment with the development of 
Glyoxylide, which stimulated the body to oxidate toxins. Although 
his treatment was never scientifically refuted, Koch, who began 
oxidation studies in 1915 and used this treatment since 1918, was 
persecuted for sixteen years by the Medical Monopoly. He was 
finally driven out of the country, and died in Brazil in 1967. The 
FDA had started to harass him in 1920; the Wayne County Medical 
Society formed a "Cancer Committee" of doctors in 1923 who 
condemned Koch's treatment. His stimulation of cell oxidation 
treatment is by carefully planned diet which cleansed the system, yet 
this proven treatment is still denounced today by the cancer 
profiteers as "quackery." Koch tried to continue his work in Mexico 
and Brazil, but the FDA refused to abandon their pursuit. He was 
prosecuted in 1942 and 1946; the FDA finally obtained a permanent 
junction against the Koch treatment in 1950. Several physicians who 
had successfully treated cancer with the Koch treatment were 
expelled from the medical society. It was still allowable to kill a 
patient, but it was unforgivable to cure him. 

Another independent physician, Dr. Max Gerson, discovered 
that a vegetarian diet, with raw fruits and vegetables, and no salt, 
cured migraine and lupus. He continued his studies until he found 
that detoxification of the body could cure cancer. In 1958, he 
published his findings in his book, "A Cancer Therapy," 
emphasizing a low fat diet, no salt and a minimum of protein. In 
1964, he was invited to testify before a Senate Subcommittee, which 
produced a 227 page report, document number 8947 1 . The copies of 
this report were never distributed by the Senate; it received no 
coverage in medical journals, and Dr. Gerson never received one 
cent from any charitable organization such as the American Cancer 
Society to either prove or disprove his findings, even though these 
groups claimed they were "researching" a cure for cancer. 



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Another famous case was that of Harry Hoxsey, who used a 
herbal treatment, based upon Indian remedies, for cancer for thirty- 
five years. In a well-publicized court battle, Hoxsey won a libel suit 
against Morris Fishbein; the good doctor was forced to admit under 
cross examination that he, the most famous doctor in the United 
States, had never practiced medicine one day in his life. 

Dr. Robert E. Lincoln discovered the bacterioplage method of 
conquering cancer, in which viruses parasitically attach and destroy 
specific bacteria. He received national attention when he cured the 
son of Senator Charles Tobey with this method. Tobey was 
astounded to learn that Dr. Lincoln has been expelled from the 
Massachusetts Medical Society because he was curing people of 
cancer. He conducted a Congressional investigation, in which his 
special counsel from the Department of Justice, Benedict Fitzgerald, 
wrote, April 28, 1953, "The alleged machinations of Dr. J. J. Moore 
(for the past ten years the treasurer of American Medical 
Association) could involve the AMA and others in a conspiracy of 
alarming proportions . . . behind and over all this is the weirdest 
conglomeration of corrupt motives, intrigues, selfishness, jealousy, 
obstruction and conspiracy I have ever seen. My investigation to 
date should convince this Committee that a conspiracy does exist to 
stop the free flow and use of drugs in interstate commerce which 
allegedly (have) solid therapeutic value. Public and private funds 
have been thrown around like confetti at a country fair to close up 
and destroy clinics, hospitals and science research laboratories 
which do not conform to the viewpoint of medical associations. 

How long will the American people take this?" 

Thirty-five years, they are still taking it. The outcome of the 
Tobey Hearings is instructive. Senator Tobey died suddenly of a 
heart attack, as happens in Washington when a politician treads on 
dangerous ground. He was succeeded on the Committee by Senator 
John Bricker of Ohio. Bricker, for many years, was considered to be 
a dedicated conservative by millions of Americans. In reality, he 
was the lawyer for a number of large drug manufacturers and 
bankers, the ultimate establishment figure. He promptly fired 
Special Counsel Benedict Fitzgerald; the Hearings were then closed 
down. 

Dr. Robert Lincoln was bold enough to sue the Massachusetts 
Medical Society for libel; he also died before the case could come to 
trial. 

Dr. Andrew C. Ivy, vice president of the University of Illinois, 
began to use a preparation which he called Krebiozen. He succeeded 
in curing cancer with it; the AMA promptly published a report on 
Krebiozen which ruled that it was "of no benefit." A 289 day trial 
resulted, in which Dr. Ivy was cleared of all counts against him. Dr. 
Peter de Marco, a graduate of Hahnemann Medical School, 
successfully treated over 800 patients with PVY, procaine polyvinyl 
pyrrolidone; his license to practice medicine in New Jersey was 
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A favorite recommendation of the American Cancer Society is 
the "Pap" test for cancer, despite its many drawbacks. Insight 
magazine, January 11, 1988, criticized many diagnostic laboratories 
for doing sloppy work, quoting the Wall Street Journal of 
November 1987 that "Pap smears have a false negative rate of from 
20-40%; a false negative means death by cancer." Stung by this 
exposure of a method which the ACS had frenetically promoted for 
many years, Dr. Harmon J. Eyre, president of the American Cancer 
Society, called a joint press conference of the ACS, the AMA, and 
the NCI, to renew their joint recommendation that all women from 
20 to 60 have an annual Pap smear. At this press conference 
reported by AP, January 20, 1988, Eyre was quoted, "A main reason 
for calling the press conference was an attempt to counter confusion 
about the value of the Pap test in light of recent publicity about the 
percentage of false negative results from some labs." Although he 
went on record with unqualified endorsements of the Pap tests, Eyre 
offered no answer to the problem of false negative reports or the 
terrible threat which it posed to many women. 

Some women's groups are becoming alerted to the fact that the 
Medical Monopoly is needlessly condemning many women to 
death. The Washington Post noted, February 16, 1988, a report of a 
Women's Health Trial, in which 300 women demanded low fat tests 
in which fat in the diet would be reduced from 40% to 20%, the 
purpose being to diminish breast cancer. They asked for funding 
from the NCI, but the Board of Scientific Counselors of NCI refused 
to advance any funding for the project. The women's spokesman 
pointed out that "NCI is committed to breast cancer control rather 
than prevention." 

What would the most powerful woman in American medicine 
have said about this? Mary Lasker has been content to play the part 
of the gracious Lady Bountiful with the money her husband earned 
as the nation's most famous huckster. At the American Cancer 
Society's Science Writers Seminars, which are held each year in 
some exotic hotel during the harsh winter months, Science noted 
May 18, 1973, that these spring seminars, held annually since 1949, 
always are held in warm climates, free junkets for science editors at 
big circulation newspapers and magazines. Science pointed out that 
these seminars, which cost ACS about $25,000, generate about 300 
favorable news stories and result in ACS raising about $85 million 
in extra donations. This is probably one of the best investments 
around. In 1957, novelist Han Suyin, wearing an exquisite fur coat, 
delivered an enthusiastic report to the Science writers about how 
much good the chemical manufacturers have done for the health of 
our citizens. In all fairness to Han, Love Canal had not been 
discovered in 1957. The seminar met recently (1973) at the fabulous 
Rio Rico Inn near Tucson, Arizona. Not only are all expenses paid 
for the complaisant writers, but an extra treat, a Happy Hour at the 
bar at the end of each "work day," makes certain that the journalists 
float in to dinner in a very jovial mood. The Happy Hour is paid for 
by the gracious Mary Lasker. Saturday Review noted April 10, 



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1965, the ACS had an unusually effective public relations 
department. The secret of public relations is to obtain free space in 
major publications, instead of buying advertising. The Lasker 
connection also ensures that major New York agencies such as 
McCann Erickson, prepare advertising campaigns for ACS at no 
charge. 

It is ironic that Albert Lasker, the co-creator of the American 
Cancer Society as we know it, and its subsidiary creature, the 
National Cancer Institute, should have built much of his fortune on 
his promotion of cigarette smoking. After his death from cancer, the 
American Cancer Society reluctantly came to the conclusion that 
"smoking is bad for your health." The mounting death toll from lung 
cancer forced the cigarette companies to consider alternatives; one 
of these was filters. On January 1, 1954, Kent cigarettes released an 
ad to 80 newspapers that AMA tests had proved the Kent fdters 
were the most efficient in removing cigarette tar. Because this 
"proof was on a par with most other AMA claims, the AMA was 
compelled to protest to Lorillard, the manufacturer. Time magazine 
commented, April 12, 1954, "The usually soporific AMA barred 
advertisements for Kent cigarettes." When the Surgeon General 
released his 1 964 report on the harmful effects of cigarette smoking, 
it panicked the industry, even though it had long been heralded by 
previous studies. In June, 1954, Dr. Daniel Horn and Edward Cuyler 
Hammond presented a report to the AMA convention, linking 
smoking and lung cancer. Horn and Hammond headed the statistical 
department at the ACS. American Tobacco, one of Lasker's 
principal holdings, dropped five points in one day after this 
presentation. Hammond was a well known epidemiologist who had 
served as a consultant to NIH, the U.S. Navy, USAF and the 
Brookhaven Lab. He was a vice president of ACS and director of its 
research. Although he had conducted extensive research on the 
effects of smoking, he steadfastly refused to share this material with 
other organizations. In 1971, he received an invitation to join a 
panel of scientists to discuss smoking; he refused, stating that it had 
been the policy of ACS since 1952 not to share data with other 
researchers. Current Biography reported in 1957 that Hammond 
smoked four packs of cigarettes a day; his wife smoked three packs 
a day They both died of lung cancer. 

Despite the ACS revelations, the tobacco interests, which were 
closely linked to the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly, fought a 
determined rearguard action against the lung cancer campaign. One 
of Washington's best connected lobbyists, Patricia Firestone 
Chatham, widow of Representative R. T. Chatham, the chairman of 
Chatham Mills textile firm, stalled the placement of the warning on 
cigarette packages, "Smoking May Be Dangerous To Your Health," 
for five years, from 1964 to 1969. She lives in a two million dollar 
mansion in Georgetown, the former James Forrestal home. 

The furor over lung cancer and smoking ignores a pertinent 
fact, that primitive tribes have been smoking tobacco for thousands 
of years, with no disagreeable after effects. In Virginia, origin of 



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this writer, Indians were smoking tobacco when Captain John Smith 
landed at Jamestown. Dr. Richard Passey, a researcher at London's 
Chester Beattie Research Institute, conducted twenty years of 
research on the tobacco problem. He found no significant link 
between the traditionally air dried tobacco and lung cancer. 
However, the American and English tobacco industries, which are 
dominated by the Rothschilds, use sugar in their tobacco, for a 
sweetened, sugar dried effect. England, uses 17% sugar, the United 
States 10%. England has the highest lung cancer rate in the world. 
Dr. Passey concluded that the addition of sugar to tobacco creates a 
carcinogenic substance in the nicotine tar; in air dried tobacco, this 
carcinogen is not activated. He found no resulting lung cancer in the 
Soviet Union, China and Taiwan, all of which produce air-dried 
tobacco. 

Esquire magazine featured a lengthy article on the work of the 
Janker Clinic in Bonn, Germany, finding that this clinic has treated 
76,000 cancer cases since 1936, with full or partial remission in 
70% of their patients. The Esquire reporter was astounded to leam 
that "the National Cancer Institute refuses to use Janker Clinic 
isophosphamide, A. Mulsin, Wobe enzymes and other successful 
Janker techniques because they refused to use sufficient dosage. The 
American Cancer Society is even more rigid. It prides itself on 
keeping the Janker techniques out of the United States." The 
Esquire reporter went on to complain that "The American Cancer 
Society has become a major part of the problem. It eschews 
sponsorship of chemical and research innovation and instead goes in 
for propaganda (cigarettes are harmful, the Seven Danger Signals, 
celebrity radio and TV spots) and it virtually condemns and 
suppresses unorthodox methods which, incidentally, it does not even 
trouble itself to investigate thoroughly." 

The reporter did not know that the American Cancer Society 
has a vested interest in the established forms of cancer treatment; for 
instance, it holds a fifty per cent ownership of the patent rights of 5 
FU, (5 flourouracil), one the toxic drugs now in vogue as an 
"acceptable" medication for cancer. 5FU and a later development 5- 
4-FU, are produced by Hoffman LaRoche Laboratories. 

The Knight Ridder News Service reported in 1978 that the ACS 
refused to take a position on suspected pesticides which caused 
cancer. The ACS board and its allied organization, Sloan Kettering, 
have many members who are heads of the largest chemical firms in 
the United States. The war against pollution will win no adherents 
there. ACS was asked to take a position on other dangerous 
substances, such as Red Dye #2, the fire-retardant TRIS, used in 
children's clothing (it has since been banned), and forms of synthetic 
estrogen. Yet ACS again refused to state its position on these 
substances. To counter its baneful influence, the Committee for 
Freedom of Choice in Medicine planned to file an action in 1984 
before the Permanent Committee on Human Rights at the United 
Nations, charging that the American medical establishment was in 
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the International Human Rights Agreement of 1966. Its prepared 
statement noted that "Americans have been needlessly slaughtered 
and criminalized because a host of useful products, medicine and 
metabolic nutritional approaches in medicine have been crushed by 
vested interests." The Committee termed the present situation "a 
Medigate." 

The failure to reduce the death rate from cancer is a grim 
indictment of the insurmountable obstacles which the ACS has 
placed in the path of a viable approach to this problem. John Bailar 
of the Harvard School of Public Health, addressing the American 
Association for the Advancement of Science in 19867, pointed out 
that "The government's fifteen year old national cancer program has 
not lowered the death rate for major forms of cancer and should 
therefore be considered a failure. It has not produced the results it 
was supposed to produce." Bailar was well qualified to make this 
observation; he had been editor of the Journal for NCI for twenty- 
five years. He was supported by a fellow member of the faculty of 
the School of Public Health, Dr. John Cairns, who reported that, "In 
the past twenty years, cancer has increased; there have been no 
significant gains against cancer since the 1950s." 

Dr. Hardin James addressed the ACS Panel in 1969. A 
professor of medical physics at the University of California at 
Berkely, he stated that his studies had proven conclusively that 
untreated cancer victims actually live up to four times longer than 
treated individuals. "For a typical type of cancer, people who 
refused treatment live an average of twelve and a half years. Those 
who accepted surgery and other kinds of treatment lived an average 
of only three years. I attribute this to the traumatic effect of surgery 
on the body's natural defense mechanism. The body has a natural 
type of defense against every type of cancer." 

In February, 1988, the National Cancer Institute released its 
definitive report, summarizing the "war against cancer." It reported 
that over the past thirty-five years, both the overall incidence and 
death rates from cancer have increased, despite "advances" in 
detection and treatment." Washington Post, February 9, 1988. The 
problem may be that, just as in other wars we have engaged in the 
twentieth century, too many of those "on our side" are actually 
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Chapter 4 



Vaccination 



One of the few doctors who has dared to speak out against the 
Medical Monopoly, Dr. Robert S. Mendelsohn, dramatized his stand 
against Modern Medicine by defining it as a Church which has Four 
Holy Waters. The first of these, he listed as Vaccination. Dr. 
Mendelsohn termed vaccination "of questionable safety." However, 
other doctors have been more explicit. It is notable that the 
Rockefeller interests have fought throughout the nineteenth century 
to make these Four Holy Waters compulsory throughout the United 
States, ignoring all the protests and warnings of their dangers. 

Of these four items, which might well be termed the Four 
Horsemen of the Apocalypse, because they too are known to bring 
death and destruction in their wake, the most pernicious in its 
longterm effects may well be the practice of immunization. This 
practice goes directly against the discovery of modem holistic 
medical experts that the body has a natural immune defense against 
illness. The Church of Modem Medicine claims that we can only be 
absolved from the peril of infection by the Holy Water of 
vaccination, injecting into the system a foreign body of infection, 
which will then perform a Medical Miracle, and will confer life-long 
immunity, hence the term, "immunization." The greatest heresy any 
physician can commit is to voice publicly any doubt of any one of 
the Four Holy Waters, but the most deeply entrenched in modern 
medical practice is undoubtedly the numerous vaccination 
programs. They are also the most consistently profitable operations 
of the Medical Monopoly. Yet one physician, Dr. Henry R. Bybee, 
of Norfolk, Virginia, has publicly stated, "My honest opinion is that 
vaccine is the cause of more disease and suffering than anything I 
could name. I believe that such diseases as cancer, syphilis, cold 
sores and many other disease conditions are the direct results of 
vaccination. Yet, in the state of Virginia, and in many other states, 
parents are compelled to submit their children to this procedure 
while the medical profession not only receives its pay for this 
service, but also makes splendid and prospective patients for the 
future." 

The present writer well remembers the 1920s, as a child in 
Virginia, going to school for some weeks without having submitted 
to the compulsory vaccination ordered by the state authorities. Each 
morning, the teacher would begin the day's classes by asking, 
"Clarence, did you bring your vaccination certificate today?" 
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system, taking priority over such matters as lessons and studying. 
Each morning, I would have to reply, "No, I didn't bring it today." 
The other children would turn and stare at this dangerous classmate, 
who might infect them all with some terrible disease. My mother 
had been a registered nurse, and she never urged me to go ahead 
with my vaccination. I suspect she knew more than the doctors 
about its possible effects. After postponing the dreaded ordeal for 
some weeks, I was finally led to the doctor like an animal being led 
up the plank to be stunned, and I received my injection. Of course it 
made me extremely ill, as my body fought the infection, but the 
class was delivered from peril, and I was accepted as a duly branded 
member of society. In "The Curse of Canaan," I wrote of the 
deliverance of our children up for ritual sacrifice, a practice which 
seemingly ended with the destruction of the Baal cult some five 
thousand years ago. Unfortunately, the Cult of Baal seems to be 
firmly entrenched in the present Establishment, which is often 
known by the sobriquet, the Brotherhood of Death. It is disturbing to 
see how the educationists eagerly embrace each new offense against 
children in our schools, railing against any mention of morality or 
religion, while solemnly indoctrinating six year olds in the 
advantages of "an alternative life style" in their sexual preferences. 
The present goal of the National Education Association seems to be 
that teachers should hand out condoms to the class before beginning 
each day's activities. 

The urgency of my vaccination was not that there was any 
epidemic then raging in the city of Roanoke, nor has there been one 
in the ensuing sixty years. The urgency was that no child shall be 
spared the ministrations of the Cult of Baal, or forego sacrifice on 
the altar of the child molesters. The Medical Monopoly cannot 
afford to have a single pupil escape the monetary offering to be paid 
for the compulsory vaccination, the tribute of the enslaved to their 
masters. 

From London comes an alarming observation from a 
practitioner of excellent reputation and long experience. Dr. Herbert 
Snow, senior surgeon at the Cancer Hospital of London, voiced his 
concern, "In recent years many men and women in the prime of life 
have dropped dead suddenly, often after attending a feast or a 
banquet. I am convinced that some eighty per cent of these deaths 
are caused by the inoculation or vaccination they have undergone. 
They are well known to cause grave and permanent disease to the 
heart. The coroner always hushes it up as 'natural causes.' " 

Y ou cannot find any such warning in any medical textbook or 
popular book on health. In fact, this writer was able to locate it in a 
small volume buried deep in the stacks of the Library of Congress. 
Yet such an ominous observation from an established medical 
practitioner should be as widely circulated as possible, if only to be 
attached by those who can refute its premise. At least it cannot be 
attacked by the Establishment as quackery, because Dr. Snow is not 
attempting to sell some substitute for vaccination, but merely 
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Another practitioner, Dr. W. B. Clarke of Indiana, finds that 
"Cancer was practically unknown until compulsory vaccination with 
cowpox vaccine began to be introduced. I have had to deal with a 
least two hundred cases of cancer, and I never saw a case of cancer 
in an unvaccinated person." 

At last, we have the breakthrough for which the American 
Cancer Society has been searching, at such great expense, and for so 
many years. Dr. Clarke has never seen a case of cancer in an 
unvaccinated person. Is not this a lead which should be explored? 
With such an impetus, the ACS could once again get the telephone 
banks ringing in the fund-raising drives, to initiate positive research 
as to the possible connection between vaccination and the incidence 
of cancer. Somehow, we suspect that ACS will not follow this lead. 
It would also look well etched in stone above the imposing entrance 
to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, "I never saw a case 
of cancer in an unvaccinated person." However, it is unlikely that 
the High Priests of Modern Medicine will be able to give up one of 
the Four Commandments. It will be necessary for an outraged public 
to bring pressure to bear to abandon the modern ritual of sacrificing 
our children to Baal in a five thousand year old ritual called, in its 
modern version, "compulsory immunization." 

In the land where freedom rings, or is supposed to ring, it is 
even more surprising to find that every citizen is compelled to 
submit to a compulsory vaccination ritual. Here again, we are 
speaking of a civilization which is now being visited by two 
plagues, the plague of cancer and the plague of AIDS, yet 
compulsory vaccination offers no protection against the plagues 
which threaten us. It is goodbye whooping cough, goodbye diptheria 
and hello AIDS. The Medical Monopoly is searching desperately for 
some type of "immunization" against these plagues, and no doubt 
will eventually come up with some type of "vaccine" which will be 
more dreadful than the disease. From the outset, our most 
distinguished medical experts have proudly informed us that AIDS 
is incurable, which is hardly the approach we expect from those who 
demand that we accept their infallibility in all things to do with 
medicine. 

Another wellknown medical practitioner, Dr. J. M. Peebles of 
San Francisco, has written a book on vaccine, in which he says, 

"The vaccination practice, pushed to the front on all occasions by 
the medical profession through political connivance made 
compulsory by the state, has not only become the chief menace and 
the greatest danger to the health of the rising generation, but 
likewise the crowning outrage upon the personal liberties of the 
American citizen; compulsory vaccination, poisoning the crimson 
currents of the human system with brute-extracted lymph under the 
strange infatuation that it would prevent smallpox, was one of the 
darkest blots that disfigured the last century." 

Dr. Peebles refers to the fact that cowpox vaccine was one of 
the more peculiar "inventions or discoveries of the Age of 
Enlightenment." However, as I have pointed out in "The Curse of 



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Canaan," the Age of Enlightenment was merely the latest program 
of the Cult of Baal and its rituals of child sacrifice, which, in one 
guise or another, has now been with us for some five thousand 
years. Because of this goal, the Medical Monopoly is also known as 
"The Society for Crippling Children." 

Perhaps the most telling comment of Dr. Peebles' criticism is 
his reference to "brute-extracted lymph." Could there be some 
connection between the injection of this substance and the spread of 
a hitherto unknown form of cancer, cancer of the lymph glands? 

This type of cancer is not only one of the most commonly 
encountered versions of this disease; it is also one of the most 
difficult to treat, because it rapidly spreads throughout the entire 
system. A diagnosis of cancer of the lymph glands now means a 
virtual death sentence. 

If we suppose that physicians such as Dr. Snow and Dr. Peebles 
are trumpeting nonexistent dangers when they write of vaccination, 
we have only to look at the court records of many cases around the 
country. Wyeth Laboratories was the defendant in a case in which a 
Wichita Kansas jury recently awarded $15 million in damages to an 
eight year old girl. She incurred permanent brain damage after 
receiving a diptheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine. Michelle Graham 
received the immunization at the age of three months, and incurred 
severe brain damage which left her permanently incapacitated. Her 
lawyers proved that the damage was solely attributable to the 
vaccine, although Wyeth's lawyers attempted to deny this. 

Because of the financial prospects, physicians are demanding 
earlier vaccination for children each year. The Vaccination 
Committee of the American Academy of Pediatricians recently 
demanded that the age for children to receive flu vaccine be lowered 
from the previous twenty-four months to eighteen months. They are 
promoting a new version of flu vaccine which was said to have been 
tested on children in Finland. 

In an article in Science, March 4, 1977, Jonas and Darrell Salk 
warn that, "Live virus vaccines against influenza or poliomyelitis 
may in each instance produce the disease it intended to prevent ... 
the live virus against measles and mumps may produce such side 
effects as encephalitis (brain damage)." 

If vaccines present such a clear and present danger to children 
who are forced to submit to them, we must examine the forces 
which demand that they submit. In the United States, vaccines are 
actively and incessantly promoted as the solution for all infectious 
diseases by such government agencies as the Center for Disease 
Control in Georgia, by HEW, USPHS, FDA, AMA and WHO. It is 
of more than passing interest that the federal agencies should be 
such passionate supporters of compulsory use of vaccines, and that 
they also should go through the "revolving door" to the big drug 
firms whose products they have so assiduously promoted, 
throughout their years of service to the public. It is these federal 
agents who have drafted the procedures which forced the states to 
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the attorneys for the Medical Monopoly, to become "the law of the 
land." In the dim reaches of the past, when Americans were more 
protective of their now-vanishing freedoms, there was sporadic 
opposition to the threatened outrage which a dictatorial central 
government sought to impose on every child in the United States. In 
1909, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts introduced 
Bill No. 8; "An Act To Prohibit Compulsory Vaccine. Sec. 1. It 
shall be unlawful for any board of education, board of health, or any 
public board acting in this state, under political regulations or 
otherwise, to compel by resolution, order or proceedings of any 
kind, the vaccination of any child or person of any age, by making 
vaccination a condition precedent to the attending of any public or 
private school, either as pupil or teacher." 

No doubt this legislation was drafted by a physician who was 
well aware of the dangers of vaccination. Even in 1909, the Medical 
Monopoly was strong enough to bury this bill. It was never 
submitted for vote. However, the peril of even one state legislature 
foiling their criminal conspiracy caused the Rockefeller Syndicate to 
concentrate on perfecting an instrument for controlling each and 
every state legislature in these United States. This was achieved by 
setting up the Council of State Governments in Chicago. Its ukases 
are routinely issued to every state legislator, and such is its 
totalitarian control that not one legislature has ever failed to follow 
its dictates. 

Edward Jenner (1796-1839) "discovered" that cowpox vaccine 
would supposedly inoculate persons against the eighteenth century 
scourge of smallpox. In fact, smallpox was already on the wane, and 
some authorities believe it would have vanished by the end of the 
century, due to a number of contributing factors. After the use of 
cowpox vaccine became widespread in England, a smallpox 
epidemic broke out which killed 22,081 people. The smallpox 
epidemics became worse each year that the vaccine was used. In 
1872, 44,480 people were killed by it. England finally banned the 
vaccine in 1948, despite the fact that it was one of the most widely 
heralded "contributions" which that country had made to modem 
medicine. This action came after many years of compulsory 
vaccination, during which period those who refused to submit to its 
dangers were hurried off to jail. 

Japan initiated compulsory vaccine in 1872. In 1892, there were 
165,774 cases of smallpox there, which resulted in 29,979 deaths. 
Japan still enforces compulsory vaccination; however, since it is a 
militarily occupied nation, its present government can hardly be 
blamed for submitting to the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly. 
Germany also instituted compulsory vaccination. In 1939 (this 
during the Nazi regime), the diptheria rate increased astronomically 
to 150,000 cases. Norway, which never instituted compulsory 
vaccination, had only fifty cases during the same period. Polio has 
increased 700% in states which have compulsory vaccination. The 
much quoted writer on medical problems, Morris Beale, who for 
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Capitol Hill, offered a standing reward during the years from 1954 
to 1960 of $30,000, which he would pay to anyone who could prove 
that the polio vaccine was not a killer and a fraud. There were no 
takers. 

Medical historians have finally come to the reluctant 
conclusion that the great flu "epidemic" of 1918 was solely 
attributable to the widespread use of vaccines. It was the first war in 
which vaccination was compulsory for all servicemen. The Boston 
Herald reported that forty-seven soldiers had been killed by 
vaccination in one month. As a result, the military hospitals were 
filled, not with wounded combat casualties, but with casualties of 
the vaccine. The epidemic was called "the Spanish Influenza," a 
deliberately misleading appellation, which was intended to conceal 
its origin. This flu epidemic claimed twenty million victims; those 
who survived it were the ones who had refused the vaccine. In 
recent years, annual recurring epidemics of flu are called "the 
Russian Flu." For some reason, the Russians never protest, perhaps 
because the Rockefellers make regular trips to Moscow to lay down 
the party line. 

The perils of vaccination were already known. Plain Talk 
magazine notes that "during the Franco-Prussian War, every 
German soldier was vaccinated. The result was that 53,288 
otherwise healthy men developed smallpox. The death rate was 
high." 

In what is now known as "the Great Swine Flu Massacre," the 
President of the United States, Gerald Ford, was enlisted to persuade 
the public to undergo a national vaccination campaign. The moving 
force behind the scheme was a $135 million windfall profit for the 
major drug manufacturers. They had a "swine flu" vaccine which 
suspicious pig raisers had refused to touch, fearful it might wipe out 
their crop. The manufacturers had only tried to get $80 million from 
the swine breeders; balked in this sale, they turned to the other 
market, humans. The impetus for the national swine flu vaccine 
came directly from the Disease Control Center in Atlanta, Georgia. 
Perhaps coincidentally, Jimmy Carter, a member of the Trilateral 
Commission, was then planning his presidential campaign in 
Georgia. The incumbent President, Gerald Ford, had all the 
advantages of a massive bureaucracy to aid him in his election 
campaign, while the ineffectual and little known Jimmy Carter 
offered no serious threat in the election. Suddenly, out of Atlanta, 
came the Center of Disease Control plan for a national 
immunization campaign against "swine flu." The fact that there was 
not a single known case of this flu in the United States did not deter 
the Medical Monopoly from their scheme. The swine breeders had 
been shocked by the demonstrations of the vaccine on a few pigs, 
which had collapsed and died. One can imagine the anxious 
conferences in the headquarters of the great drug firms, until one 
bright young man remarked, "Well, if the swine breeders won't 
inject it into their animals, our only other market is to inject it into 
people." 



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The Ford sponsored swine flu campaign almost died an early 
death, when a conscientious public servant, Dr. Anthony Morris, 
formerly of HEW and then active as director of the Virus Bureau at 
the Food and Ding Administration, declared that there could be no 
authentic swine flu vaccine, because there had never been any cases 
of swine flu on which they could test it. Dr. Morris then went public 
with his statement that "at no point were the swine flu vaccines 
effective." He was promptly fired, but the damage had been done. 
The damage control consisted of that great humanitarian, Walter 
Cronkite, and the President of the United States, combining their 
forces to come to the rescue of the Medical Monopoly. Walter 
Cronkite had President Ford appear on his news program to urge the 
American people to submit to the inoculation with the swine flu 
vaccine. CBS then or later could never find any reason to air any 
analysis or scientific critique of the swine flu vaccine, which was 
identified as containing many toxic poisons, including alien viral 
protein particles, formaldehyde, residues of chicken and egg embryo 
substances, sucrose, theimorosal (a derivative of poisonous 
mercury), polysorbate and some eighty other substances. 

Meanwhile, back at the virus laboratories, after Dr. Anthony 
Morris has been summarily fired, a special team of workers was 
rushed in to clean out the four rooms in which he had conducted his 
scientific tests. The laboratory was filled with animals whose 
records verified his claims, representing some three years of 
constant research. All of the animals were immediately destroyed, 
and Morris' records were burned. They did not go so far as to sow 
salt throughout the area, because they believed their job was done. 

On April 15, 1976, Congress passed Public Law 94-266, which 
provided $135 million of taxpayers' funds to pay for a national 
swine flu inoculation campaign. HEW was to distribute the vaccine 
to state and local health agencies on a national basis for inoculation, 
at no charge. Insurance agencies then went public with their warning 
that they would not insure drug firms against possible suits from the 
results of swine flu inoculation, because no studies had been carried 
out which could predict its effects. It was to foil the insurance 
companies that CBS had Gerald Ford make his impassioned appeal 
to 215,000,000 Americans to save themselves while there was still 
time, and to rush down to the friendly local health department and 
get the swine flu vaccination, at absolutely no charge. This may 
have been CBS' finest hour in its distinguished career of "public 
service." 

Hardly had the swine flu campaign been completed than the 
reports of the casualties began to pour in. Within a few months, 
claims totalling $1.3 billion had been filed by victims who had 
suffered paralysis from the swine flu vaccine. The medical 
authorities proved equal to the challenge; they leaped to the defense 
of the Medical Monopoly by labeling the new epidemic, "Guillain- 
Barre Syndrome." There have since been increasing speculations 
that the ensuing epidemic of AIDS which began shortly after Gerald 
Ford's public assurances, was merely a viral variation of the swine 



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flu vaccine. And what of the perpetrator of the Great Swine Flu 
Massacre, President Gerald Ford? As the logical person to blame for 
the catastrophe, Ford had to endure a torrent of public criticism, 
which quite naturally resulted in his defeat for election (he had 
previously been appointed when the agents of the international drug 
operations had ushered Richard Nixon out of office). The unknown 
Jimmy Carter, familiar only to the supersecret fellow members in 
the Trilateral Commission, was swept into office by the outpouring 
of rage against Gerald Ford. Carter proved to be almost as serious a 
national disaster as the swine flu epidemic, while Gerald Ford was 
retired from politics to life. Not only did he lose the election; he was 
also sentenced to spend his remaining years trudging wearily up and 
down the hot sandy stretches of the Palm Springs Golf course. 

At the annual ACS Science Writers Seminar, Dr. Robert W. 
Simpson, of Rutgers University, warned that "immunization 
programs against flu, measles, mumps and polio may actually be 
seeding humans with RNA to form proviruses which will then 
become latent cells throughout the body . . . they can then become 
activated as a variety of diseases including lupus, cancer, 
rheumatism and arthritis." 

This was a remarkable verification of the earlier warning 
delivered by Dr. Herbert Snow of London more than fifty years 
earlier. He had observed that the long-term effects of the vaccine, 
lodging in the heart or other parts of the body, would eventually 
result in fatal damage to the heart. The vaccine becomes a time 
bomb in the system, festering as what are known as "slow viruses," 
which may take ten to thirty years to become virulent. When that 
time arrives, the victim is felled by a fatal onslaught, often with no 
prior warning, whether it is a heart attack or some other disease. 
Health Freedom News, in its July/August 1986 issue, noted that 
"Vaccine is linked to brain damage. 150 lawsuits pending against 
DPT vaccine manufacturers, seeking $1.5 billion damages." 

When the present writer was a teenager in Virginia, each 
summer became a nightmare for anxious parents, as epidemics of 
poliomyelitis, generally called infantile paralysis, swept the nation. 
Throughout the summer, we imbibed bottle after bottle of ice cold 
soda pop to wash down our afternoon snacks of candy bars, with no 
inkling that we were preparing our systems for the breeding of the 
polio virus. The most famous victim of polio was the Governor of 
New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1931, during the annual polio 
epidemic, Roosevelt officially endorsed a so-called "immune 
serum," a precursor of the polio vaccines of the 1950s. It was 
sponsored by Dr. Lindsly R. Williams, the son-in-law of the 
managing partner of the investment bankers, Kidder Peabody. The 
Rockefeller and Carnegie Foundations had urged the building of a 
new medical edifice to be called the New York Academy of 
Medicine. As was often the case, they did not provide the funds, but 
planned the staging campaign whereby the public was induced to 
contribute millions of dollars for it. Dr. Williams was then 
appointed director of this Academy, despite the fact that his medical 



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abilities were a joke in New York. Williams used this post to 
become the apostle of socialized medicine in the United States, a 
goal which the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly ardently desired, and 
which was finally achieved when the Medicare program was 
adopted many years later. In reality, as Dr. Emanuel Josephson 
pointed out, Williams stood for the political and commercial 
domination of the medical profession under a socialized system. 

Roosevelt then announced his candidacy for the Presidency of 
the United States, a post for which he seemed physically 
disqualified. Because of his handicap, he had been unable to stand 
or walk for many years. He conducted his business from a 
wheelchair. It seemed incredible that he would be able to wage a 
national campaign for the office of president. To allay these doubts, 
Dr. Williams wrote an article which was published in Collier's 
magazine, the second largest magazine in the United States at that 
time. In this article, Dr. Williams certified that Governor Franklin 
D. Roosevelt was physically and mentally fit to be President of the 
United States. It was then bruited about that a new Cabinet post, 
Secretary of Health, was to be created especially for Dr. Williams in 
an upcoming Roosevelt Administration. 

The "immune serum" against polio was known to be dangerous 
and worthless when Roosevelt endorsed it. The National Health 
Institute of the U.S. Public Health Service had experimented with 
monkeys for three years, using this identical serum. The Institute 
stated that a study of the serum had been made on the 
recommendation of Dr. Simon Flexner, the head of the Institute. The 
serum was then used, and many children died from it. The New 
Y ork State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Thomas Parran (who was 
later appointed Surgeon General of the United States), who owed his 
appointment to Dr. Williams' recommendation to Governor 
Roosevelt, refused to hold hearings to validate the serum, while 
Roosevelt continued to reap the rewards of "charity" from his Warm 
Springs Foundation and his annual birthday balls celebrating the 
polio epidemic. 

In 1948, a Dr. Sandier, who was then serving as nutritional 
expert at the U.S. Veterans Administration Hospital in Oteen, North 
Carolina, became alarmed at the enormous amounts of heavily 
sugared drinks, candy and other sweets which were being consumed 
by children during the hot summer months, at the same time that the 
polio became epidemic each year. He conducted tests which led him 
to the conclusion that the children's consumption of sugar had a 
direct relation to the virulence of the polio outbreaks. He then issued 
an urgent warning to parents to ban consumption of any refined 
sugar product, particularly candy, soft drinks and ice cream during 
the summer months. The result of Dr. Sandler's campaign was that 
the number of polio cases dropped in North Carolina 90% in a 
single year, from 2,498 in 1948 to only 229 in 1949. Aroused by the 
effect that Dr. Sandler's warning campaign had had on their summer 
sales in North Carolina, the soft drink distributors and the candy 
manufacturers came in the following year with a statewide 



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promotional campaign, featuring free samples and other promotions. 
By 1950, the polio toll had risen once more to its 1948 level. What 
happened to Dr. Sandier? A study of North Carolina publications 
shows no further mention of him or his program. 

Herbert M. Shelton wrote in 1938 in his book, "Exploitation of 
Human Suffering," that "Vaccine is pus — either septic or inert — if 
inert it will not take — if septic it produces infection." This explains 
why some children have to go back and receive a second 
inoculation, because the first one did not "take" — it was not 
sufficiently poisonous, and did not infect the body. Shelton says that 
the inoculations cause sleeping sickness, infantile paralysis, 
haemoplagia or tetanus. 

The Surgeon General of the United States, Leonard Scheele, 
pointed out to the annual AMA convention in 1955 that "No batch 
of vaccine can be proven safe before it is given to children." James 
R. Shannon of the National Institute of Health declared that "The 
only safe vaccine is a vaccine that is never used." 

With the advent of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine in the 1950s 
American parents were assured that the problem had been solved, 
and that their children were now safe. The ensuing suits against the 
drug manufacturers received little publicity. "David v. Wyeth Labs," 
a suit involving Type 3 Sabin Polio Vaccine, was judged in favor of 
the plaintiff, David. A suit against Lederle Lab involving Orimune 
Vaccine was settled in 1962 for $10,000. In two cases involving 
Parke-Davis' Quadrigen, the product was found to be defective. In 
1962, Parke-Davis halted all production of Quadrigen. The medical 
loner, Dr. William Koch, declared that "The injection of any serum, 
vaccine, or even penicillin has shown a very marked increase in the 
incidence of polio, at least by 400%." 

The Center for Disease Control stayed out of sight for some 
time after the Great Swine Liu Massacre, only to emerge more 
stridently than ever with a new national scare program on the 
dangers of another plague, which was named "Legionnaires' 

Disease" after an outbreak at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in 
Philadelphia. Apparently this virus multiplied in the air conditioning 
and heating systems of some older hotels in large cities, probably 
because the vents were never cleaned. In a few isolated instances, it 
caused death to those who were afflicted. Lor some reason, these 
victims were usually elderly Legionnaires, who had attended a 
gathering at one of these hotels. As the older hotels were gradually 
replaced by new, more modem motels, Legionnaires Disease quietly 
faded away, without the Disease Control Center being able to bring 
off another $135 million coup for the Rockefeller Medical 
Monopoly. 

Polio vaccination has now been accepted as a fact of life by the 
American public, which derives considerable comfort from the 
gradual disappearance of the annual scare campaign at the beginning 
of each summer. . . However, the Washington Post of January 26, 
1988 featured a story which created some puzzling afterthoughts. It 
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cases of polio since 1979 had been caused by the polio vaccine. We 
quote, "In fact, all the cases in America come from the vaccine. The 
naturally occurring (or wild type) polio virus has not been shown to 
cause a single case of polio in the United States since 1979." It was 
to confront this unpleasant fact that the Institute of Medicine, under 
contract to the U.S. Public Health Service, had convened a 
committee in Washington to review the current use of polio vaccine. 
You thought they would vote to discontinue it, perhaps? This would 
be a logical conclusion. Unfortunately, logic plays no part in such 
deliberations. The Post reported that "No radical change is expected. 
'The status quo is very appealing,' " said conference chairman Dr. 
Frederick Robbins, of Case Western Reserve University in 
Cleveland. 

This story raises more questions than it answers. It also reveals 
the wide gap between the medical mind and that of the layman. A 
layman would say, "If all cases of polio in the United States since 
1979 have been caused by the polio vaccine, isn't this a good reason 
for discontinuing?" Such reasoning is always called "simplistic" by 
our overeducated professionals. After all, one has to think of the 
national economy, and of drug manufacturers geared up to the 
continuous production of a vaccine for an epidemic which has 
disappeared. Think of the unemployment, and the diminution of 
dividends to the holders of stock in the Drag Trust. After all, most 
of their income is donated to "charity." If you cannot see the logic of 
this reasoning, you will never get a job with the U.S. Public Health 
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Chapter 5 



Fluoridation 



The second item on Dr. Robert Mendelsohn's list of the Four 
Holy Waters of the modem Church of Medicine is the fluoridation 
of the nation's drinking water. Although Dr. Mendelsohn dismisses 
it too, as of "questionable value," few dare to question it. We are 
told that it confers untold benefits to the rising generation, 
guaranteeing them perpetual freedom from tooth decay and no need 
for any dental work. Surprisingly enough, the national fluoridation 
campaign is enthusiastically supported by the nation's dental 
profession, even though it might be expected that it would put them 
out of business. Here again, those in the know are well aware that 
the fluoridation program, far from threatening to put the dentists out 
of business, actually will offer them plenty of work in the future. 

The principal source of the fluoridation is a poisonous 
chemical, sodium fluoride, which has long been the principal 
ingredient of rat poison. Whether the adding of this compound to 
our drinking water is also part of a rat control program has never 
been publicly discussed. The EPA released its latest estimate, that 
38 million Americans are now drinking unsafe water, which 
contains unsafe levels of chlorine, lead and other toxic substances. 
Fluoride is not listed as one of the toxic substances. EPA, like other 
government agencies, has carefully refrained from either testing 
public drinking water for the effects of fluoridation, or from 
poaching on the preserves of the Rockefeller Monopoly, which 
launched the national fluoridation campaign. 

The by-product of the manufacture of aluminum, sodium 
fluoride, had long posed a problem. Except for its limited use as a 
rat poison, other popular uses were limited by its extremely 
poisonous nature. It also was very expensive for the aluminum 
companies to dispose of, because of its persistence (it does not 
degrade — it is also cumulative in the body, so that each day you add 
a little more to your sodium fluoride reserves each time you drink a 
glass of water). It is puzzling, then, to find that the historical record 
shows that the principal sponsor and promoter of the fluoridation of 
the nation's drinking water was the U.S. Public Health Service. And 
thereby hangs a tale. 

We may recall the heady days of the 1950s, when public health 
officials were routinely sent out from Washington to appear at 
meetings where communities were anxiously debating the pros and 
cons of water fluoridation. Without exception, these public servants 
not only reassured the anxious citizens, they positively demanded 
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unequivocally endorsed the fluoridation of water supplies, not one 
of these public health officials had ever conducted any studies of 
fluoridated water, or made any experiments as to its possible 
benefits or dangers. Y et at meeting after meeting throughout the 
United States, they rose to solemnly guarantee that there were no 
dangers, no side effects, only positive benefits on children under the 
age of twelve. Fluoridation, even according to its most enthusiastic 
supporters, confers no benefits on anyone older than twelve. No 
sensible reason has ever been advanced as to why all water supplies 
should be fluoridated, in order to benefit a minority of the 
population. Did these public servants know what they were doing? 
Of course not. They were following a tradition of the bureaucracy, 
which takes its orders from the Medical Monopoly. How did they 
get these orders? That too, is an interesting story.* 

The head of the U.S. Public Health Service during the entire 
fluoridation campaign was one Oscar Ewing. A graduate of Harvard 
Law School, Ewing was an airplane contractor during the First 
World War. He then joined the influential law firm of Sherman, 
Hughes and Dwight, a prestigious Wall Street Company. The 
"Hughes" was none other than Charles Evans Hughes, the recent 
candidate for the Presidency of the United States. Hughes lost his 
campaign against Woodrow Wilson because Wilson campaigned on 
his record, that "He kept us out of the war." As soon as he was 
safely re-elected, Wilson declared war. Hughes later became Chief 
Justice of the Supreme Court. The firm was then Ewing and Hughes. 

At the end of World War II, Ewing had himself appointed a 
Special Prosecutor for the Department of Justice; the appointment 
was made solely to conduct two prosecutions for the Rockefeller 
Monopoly, the government's cases against two radio broadcasters, 
William Dudley Pelley and Robert Best. Both of these writers, 
longtime activists in America First, had campaigned to keep the 
United States out of what had turned out to be a very profitable war. 
They now had to be punished for their threat to the monopolists. 
Ewing had them both convicted and sent to prison. For this service, 
he was then appointed chairman of the Democratic National 
Committee. The following year, in 1946, President Truman 
appointed him head of the Federal Security Agency. In this capacity, 
he was in nominal charge of another radio broadcaster, Ezra Pound, 
who was being held as a political prisoner at St. Elizabeths Hospital, 
a federal mental institution which was also part of the Federal 
Security Agency's network. Pound was held for more than thirteen 
years without trial. Long after Ewing had gone, the government 
dropped all charges against Pound, and he was freed. 



* The U.S. Public Health Service continues to propagandize (at taxpayers' expense) for 
expansion of fluoridation. The Washington Post noted on April 20, 1988 that "The Public 
Health Service estimates that each year $2 billion is saved through water fluoridation." Our 
Public Health Service demurs on any statistical substantiation for this claim. Do the Public 
Health Service officials imply that the aluminum manufacturers save $2 billion a year 
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However, Ewing had not been appointed Administrator of the 
Federal Security Agency merely to prosecute Ezra Pound. There 
were more serious goals in view. Congressman Miller charged that 
Ewing had been paid a $750,000 fee to leave his profitable Wall 
Street practice and head the Federal Security Agency. This fee had 
been paid by the Rockefeller interests. The purpose was to pursue a 
national fluoridation campaign. Ewing was made head of the 
Federal Security Agency because this position made him the most 
powerful bureaucrat in Washington. This agency encompassed the 
U.S. Public Health Service, the Social Security Administration, and 
the Office of Education. As head of the FSA, he was in charge of 
the vast government postwar spending programs, the federal health, 
education and welfare programs. From this post, Ewing campaigned 
for greater government control over the citizens of the United States. 
He was particularly anxious to increase control of medical 
education, a prime goal of the Rockefeller interests since 1898. On 
February 17, 1948, Ewing publicly called for government grants for 
medical scholarships, and demanded that medical schools be 
operated under government subsidies, with the inevitable 
accompanying control. On March 30, 1948, Ewing chaired a 
Children's Conference, which was intended to coordinate all federal 
agencies which had any dealing with the nation's youth. He also 
became the national leader of a campaign against cancer, a result of 
his long association with the Drag Trust — he had been secretary of 
the giant Merck Drag Company from his offices at One Wall Street. 

One of Ewing's first moves as head of the Public Health 
Service was to throw out the longtime Surgeon General, Thomas 
Parran, replacing him with an Ewing crony, Dr. Leonard Scheele 
from the National Cancer Institute. In 1948, Ewing joined with the 
American Cancer Society in a National Campaign Against Cancer, a 
flagrant attempt to force Congress to spend more on various cancer 
boondoggles than the then modest expenditure of fourteen and a half 
million dollars a year. On May 1, 1948, Ewing convened a National 
Health Convention in Washington, with some 800 delegates in 
attendance. The convention overwhelmingly approved Ewing's plea 
to enroll the United States in the United Nations' World Health 
Organization. Ewing also campaigned vigorously for national health 
insurance, or socialized medicine, but despite his great power in 
Washington, he was unable to overcome the continued opposition of 
Morris Fishbein and the American Medical Association. He then 
issued an official report from the Federal Security Agency, "The 
Nation's Health," a 186 page report which called for a crash ten year 
program to achieve his goal of socialized medicine in the United 
States. The climax of his political power came when he 
masterminded Harry Truman's successful campaign for election to 
the Presidency in 1948 (Truman had previously succeeded as heir 
apparent after the strange death of Franklin D. Roosevelt (see Dr. 
Emanuel Josephson's book with that title). Ewing had already 
singlehandedly obtained the naming of Truman as the vice 
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be said to have put Truman in the White House as certainly as Bobst 
was later to put in Richard Nixon. The 1948 election of Truman 
guaranteed Ewing that he could have anything he wanted in 
Washington. What he wanted, and what he had been paid to bring 
about, was the national fluoridation of our drinking water. 

Oscar Ewing is a name totally unknown to Americans today. 

He left no monuments, because he was the twentieth century 
epitome of the ruthless, dedicated Soviet style of bureaucrat, 
answerable only to his masters, and contemptuous of the faceless 
masses over whom he exercised dictatorial powers. He wielded 
absolute control over the most important components of the new 
socialist bureaucracy which Roosevelt had built up in Washington, 
and he prepared these offices for Cabinet status. Of his many 
bureaucratic mandates, perhaps none has had a more direct effect on 
all Americans than the fluoridation of our water supply. 
Congressman Miller stated that "The chief supporter of the 
fluoridation of water is the U.S. Public Health Service. This is part 
of Mr. Ewing's Federal Security Agency. Mr. Ewing is one of the 
highly paid lawyers for the Aluminum Company of America." It 
was hardly accidental that Washington, D.C., where Oscar Ewing 
was king, was one of the first large American cities to fluoridate its 
water supply. At the same time, Congressmen and other politicians 
in Washington were privately alerted by Ewing's minions that they 
should be careful about ingesting the fluoridated water. Supplies of 
bottled water from mountain springs then appeared in every office 
on Capitol Hill; these have been maintained continuously ever since, 
at the taxpayers' expense. One Senator, who went so far as to carry a 
small flask of spring water with him when he dined at Washington's 
most fashionable restaurants, assuring his dinner companions that 
"Not one drop of fluoridated water will ever pass my lips." Such are 
the guardians of our nation. 

Even without such government additives as chlorine and 
fluorine, water itself may pose a serious threat to health. American 
pioneers often came down with an illness which they called "milk 
sickness," which seem s to have come from their water. Dr. N. M. 
Walker warns that in the average seventy year life span, the system 
ingests about 4,500 gallons of water containing some 300 pounds of 
lime. This intake of lime gradually ossifies the skeletal structure. In 
1845, an English physician warned of the peril of ossification from 
drinking natural or spring water. 

When Congressman Miller reported on the floor of Congress 
that Oscar Ewing was promoting fluoridation because he had been 
the lawyer for the Aluminum Company of America, ALCOA, and 
that he had accepted a $750,000 "fee" to persuade him to undertake 
this program of "government service," one would have thought that 
this public exposure of Ewing's motives would have shamed him, 
and perhaps influence him to step aside and let someone else take 
over the U.S. Public Health Service campaign to force fluoridation 
on the American people. This would underestimate the arrogance 
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ignored Congressman's Miller's remarks, and redoubled the pressure 
of the U.S. Public Health Service to put over fluoridation. He had 
the willing support of his underlings, because the U.S. Public Health 
Service has never been in the service of the public. On the contrary, 
its officials have always been at the beck and call of the Drag Trust, 
pushing the latest fads from the Medical Monopoly, and maintaining 
those ideals of public service which have purchased so many fine 
estates in the fashionable Leesburg suburban area for those who 
have been in the right place at the right time. Political power is 
translated into money; money for those who use political goals for 
sale. 

After overseeing the installation of sodium fluoride equipment 
in most of the nation's large cities, an interest in which Chase 
Manhattan Bank showed a crucial concern, Oscar Ewing retired to 
Chapel Hill, N.C. in 1953. Here he busied himself with building a 
7,800 acre complex of office buildings under the name of the 
Research Triangle Corporation (triangle being a key Masonic 
symbol). These offices were promptly leased to a melange of federal 
and state agencies, many of which, not surprisingly, he had 
previously done business with when he was their boss in 
Washington. A former head of the Democratic National Committee 
usually has no difficulty in renting space to government agencies. 

Ewing's former law partner, Charles Evans Hughes, Jr., became 
Solicitor General of the United States, while his father was still 
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He later became a director of 
New York Life Insurance Co., a J. P. Morgan controlled firm, 
whose office was at One Wall Street. This had also been Oscar 
Ewing's former business address. 

Fluorides have long been a source of contamination in the 
United States. Large quantities of this chemical are also produced by 
the giant chemical firms, American Agricultural Products 
Corporation, and Hooker Chemical. Hooker Chemical became part 
of the Rockefeller network when Blanchette Hooker married into 
the Rockefeller family by marrying John D. Rockefeller III. The 
Florida plant of American Agricultural produces enormous waste 
quantities of fluorides in preparing fertilizer from phosphate rock. 
Some of the fluoride wastes had been used in pesticides, until the 
Department of Agriculture banned their use as being too dangerous 
to the public. The wastes were then dumped into the ocean, despite 
specific Department of Agriculture rulings prohibiting it. Hooker 
Chemical is known to most Americans for the life-threatening 
chemical wastes found at Love Canal. 

Studies by the National Academy of Science show that United 
States industries such as Hooker Chemical pump 100,000 tons of 
fluorides into the atmosphere each year; they pipe another 500,000 
tons of fluorides into the nations water supply each year (this is in 
addition to the amount of fluorides used in "treating" our drinking 
water). This scientific report further analyzes the effects of these 
fluorides on the human system. Its most dangerous effect is that it 
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immune system. Fluorides have this effect even in concentrations as 
low as one part per million, the standard dosage which the U.S. 
Public Health Service set for our drinking water. At this 
concentration, fluorides are shown to cause serious chromosomal 
damage. The one part per million recommended by our 
conscientious public servants has also been shown in laboratory 
experiments to transform normal cells into cancer cells. American 
Academy of Science studies in 1963 showed that these "low" levels 
of fluorides resulted in a marked increase in melanotic tumors, from 
12% to 100% in experimental laboratory animals. It also caused 
interference with the body's production of important 
neuro transmitters, and lowered their level in the brain. These 
neurotransmitters have the vital function of protecting against 
seizures, thus opening the possibility of major increases in strokes 
and brain damage because of the fluorides in water. Lesser effects of 
fluorides which have been noted in laboratory tests are sudden mood 
changes, severe headaches, nausea, hallucinations, irregular 
breathing, night twitching, damage to fetuses, and various forms of 
cancer. 

Government objections to these laboratory findings were raised 
by the quintessential bureaucrat, Dr. Frank J. Rauscher, the director 
of the National Cancer Institute, when he claimed that "Scientists 
within and without the National Cancer Program have found again 
that the fluoridation of drinking water does not contribute to a 
cancer burden for people." This claim, for which he offered no 
scientific verification, was sharply contested by a longtime scholar 
of the fluoridation controversy, Dr. John Yiamouyiannis, Dean Burk 
and other scientists. In his authoritative work, "Fluoride: The Aging 
Factor," which has never been refuted by any scientific study, Dr. 
Yiamouyiannis finds that from thirty thousand to fifty thousand 
deaths a year are directly traceable to fluoridation, from ten to 
twenty thousand of these deaths being from fluoride induced 
cancers. 

Although some communities have since revoked their 
agreements to allow fluoridation of their public drinking water 
supplies, the national campaign continues unabated. No government 
official has ever admitted that there might be dangers associated 
with the Ewing bribe which resulted in the fluoridation of the 
nation's drinking water. West Germany banned fluoridation 
November 18, 1971, which was surprising because this is a 
militarily occupied nation, which is run by the top secret German 
Marshall Fund and the John J. McCloy Foundation. Apparently they 
could no longer silence the German scientists who have proved that 
fluoridation is a deadly threat to the population. Sweden followed 
West Germany in banning fluoridation, and the Netherlands 
officially banned it on June 22, 1973, by order of their highest court. 

It is of some interest to contemplate the process by which the 
government bureaucrats arrived at the recommended dosage for 
fluoridating public drinking water, that is, one part per million. 
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distinguished scientists over a period of years, before it was finally 
determined that this was the correct dosage. In fact, no such studies 
were ever made. Apparently the figure of one part per million was 
selected arbitrarily. It was known that ten parts per million was 
much too strong; after several years of using the one part per million 
dosage, government bureaucrats realized that they had made a 
terrible mistake. The dosage was at least twice as strong as it should 
have been. The death rates among elderly people from kidney and 
heart disease began to rise steadily in the first cities to begin 
fluoridating their water. One critic believes this was a deliberate 
decision, the "final solution" to the problem of Social Security 
payments. When scientists found that one part per million dosage of 
fluoridation transforms normal cells into cancerous cells, the 
fluoridation program should have been halted immediately. The 
government agencies realized that if they did so, they would open 
the door for thousands of lawsuits against the government. 
Therefore, the stealthy poisoning of our older generation continues. 
Oscar Ewing himself, when he was given several dosages to choose 
from, from a high of ten parts per million to a low of .5 parts per 
million, thought he was being safe in selecting a dosage in the lower 
range. It turned out that he was wrong. The Medical Monopoly, 
perhaps because it is profiting from the steady increase in deaths 
among the elderly from drinking fluoridated water, refuses to yield 
on this question. Fluoridation remains one of the Four Holy Waters 
of the Church of Modem Medicine. 

Ewing and his minions were also aware of Soviet studies 
showing that fluorides were extremely important in introducing a 
docile, sheep-like obedience in the general population. It was well 
known that for years, breeders of purebred bulls had used doses of 
fluorides to calm their more intractable bulls, making them much 
safer to handle. The Soviet Union maintained its concentration 
camps since 1940 by administering increasing dosages of fluorides 
to the prison population in its vast empire, the Gulag Archipelago, 
the largest network of concentration camps in the world, and the 
envy of every bureaucrat in Washington. American totalitarian, 
alike in every way to their Soviet counterparts, also want all 
dissension stifled, all resistance ended, and a slave population which 
pays ever increasing amounts of taxes while having no voice in their 
own government. The fluoridation campaign has been an important 
step towards this goal. It may yet prove to have been the crucial step 
in the complete Sovietization of America. We know that during 
recent years, the American people have been afflicted with a strange 
passivity, ignoring each new outrage inflicted upon them by the 
ravenous federal agents who descend upon their private property in 
hordes, brandishing automatic weapons which they have no need of 
using, herding the frightened victims into pens, and degrading them 
in a manner which no American ever thought to see. This passivity 
and unwillingness to challenge any authority is merely the first 
achievement of the fluoridation campaign. This is its initial effect 
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effects upon the kidneys, the cumulative effect on the heart and 
other organs, as well as the widespread development of new and fast 
spreading cancer, is yet to come. To hasten this cherished objective, 
not only are American children being given fluoridated water; they 
also are told to brush their teeth at least three times a day with 
heavily fluoridated toothpaste, which contains seven per cent of 
sodium fluoride. Studies show that children habitually ingest about 
ten per cent of this solution during each brushing, giving them a 
daily dose of 30% of the seven per cent solution in the toothpaste. 
No doubt this will hasten the Soviet objective. To combat this 
outrage, one entrepreneur plans to soon market a nonfluoridated 
toothpaste, which will be called Morgan's Guaranty Toothpaste — 
"You Can Trust Our Guaranty That This Toothpaste Contains No 
Harmful Fluorides." 

The source of much of this substance is the Aluminum 
Company of America, a five billion dollar a year enterprise. Its 
present chairman is Charles W. Parry, a director of the supposedly 
"right wing" think tank, American Enterprise Institute, of which 
Jeane Kirkpatrick is the most highly touted member, and principal 
ornament. The former chairman and still director, of ALCOA, 
William H. Krome George, is an active director of the well- 
publicized United States USSR Trade and Economic Council, which 
is intended to rescue the Soviet Union from economic oblivion. 
George is also a director of a number of leading defense companies 
such as TRW, Todd Shipyards, International Paper, and the Norfolk 
and Southern Railway. ALCOA's president is William B. Renner, 
who is a director of the Shell Oil Company, a firm now controlled 
by the Rothschild interests. Other directors of ALCOA are William 
S. Cook, chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad, the base of the 
Harriman fortune; Alan Greenspan, now chairman of the Federal 
Reserve Board of Governors, whose action in raising the interest 
rate a few days after he took office precipitated Black Monday, the 
worst stock market crash in American history. Greenspan's name is 
not familiar to most Americans, although it should be; he was the 
chairman of a Special Commission on Social Security, which 
finagled a horrendous increase in the amount of withholding tax on 
every working American. Greenspan was able to do this because he 
was a highly paid Wall Street "consultant," meaning that he could 
juggle figures to come up with whatever result the Rockefeller 
Monopoly desired. He conducted a specious campaign to persuade 
the American people that the Social Security program was bankrupt, 
when in fact it had reserve funds of $22 billion, plus $25 billion 
which Congress had borrowed directly from the system, and which 
was a collectible asset. Greenspan also based his demand for a huge 
increase in the withholding tax, which was nothing but a tax, on a 
projected 9.6% increase in the inflation rate, when in fact it was 
only a 3.5% increase. The alarmed public, frightened by President 
Reagan's absurd claims that the principal beneficiaries of the Social 
Security System were the idle rich, was hoodwinked into dropping 
its objections to the increase in tax. However, actual figures on hand 



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at that time showed that only 3% of the elderly had incomes above 
$50,000 a year, which in itself was hardly a princely sum in these 
days of inflation, an inflation which itself was largely created by the 
government's fiscal policies. Greenspan was the star of the great 
Social Security "crisis" of 1983, shrewdly capitalizing on the 
propaganda barrage that the Social Security System was rapidly 
going broke. His first finding was that Social Security funds would 
be in the red from $150 to $200 billion by 1990; at the same time, 
he was telling his high-paying corporate clients it would be only 
one-third of that sum. The final increase was what he had told his 
clients. He also "forecast" that the consumer price index would rise 
to 9.2% by 1985; at the same time, he was informing his corporate 
clients it would be only one-third of that figure. The actual increase 
was 3.6%. This performance earned Greenspan a prestigious 
position as partner of J. P. Morgan Company. He is now chairman 
of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. The New Republic 
defined the function of this body on January 25, 1988 stating 
plainly, "The Federal Reserve Board protects the interests of the 
rich." No one has yet challenged that statement. Greenspan is also a 
director of the giant media conglomerate, Capital Cities ABC 
Network, as well as being a trustee of the reputedly right wing think 
tank, Hoover Institution, which furnished the powerhouse behind 
the "Reagan Revolution," and which is dominated by the Trotskyite 
League for Industrial Democracy, a Rockefeller funded agitprop 
group. The vice chairman of ALCOA is Forrest Shumway, who is 
also a director of Transamerica, Ampex Corporation, Garrett 
Corporation, Mack Trucks, The Wickes Companies, Gold West 
Broadcasters, United California Bank, and Natomas, Inc.; a heady 
mix of banking interests, heavy industry, and media holdings, which 
is typical of the monopolists today; they have found the best modus 
operandi is to control the media, banking and defense industries in a 
giant combine. Other directors of ALCOA are Paul H. O'Neill, who 
is a member of the influential Board of Visitors at Harvard 
University, president of International Paper, and director of the 
National Westminister Bank, one of England's "Big Five." O'Neill 
was Chief of Human Resources for the U.S. Government from 
1971-77; Paul H. Miller, senior adviser to the prestigious First 
Boston Investment Group, director of Celanese Corporation, 
Cummins Engine, Congoleum Corporation, Seamans Bank for 
Savings, New York, and Ogilvy & Mather, Inc., one of the nation's 
leading advertising firms; Franklin H. Thomas, the token black who 
was U.S. Attorney for New York, and then was named head of the 
Ford Foundation; he is also a director of Citicorp, Citibank, Allied 
Stores and Cummins Engine; Sir Arvi Parbo, an Australian tycoon 
who is chairman of the Western Mining Company; he is also 
director of Zurich Insurance, the second largest firm in Switzerland, 
Munich Reinsurance, and Chase Manhattan Bank; Nathan Pearson, 
who for many years has been the financial guardian of the Mellon 
family, handling their major investments; John P. Diesel, president 
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USSR Trade & Economic Council with Armand Hammer, and 
director of First City Bancorp, one of the three Rothschild banks in 
the United States; John D. Harper, director of Paribas New York, 
Metropolitan Life and chairman of Coke Enterprises and other fuel 
companies; John A. Mayer, director of H. J. Heinz Company, the 
Mellon Bank and Norfolk and Western Railway — his son, John, Jr., 
is general manager of the Morgan Stanley bankers in England, and 
vice president of Morgan Guaranty International. 

Thus we see that the origin of the sodium fluoride controversy 
stems from close allies of the Chase Manhattan Banks and other 
Rockefeller interests. 

The operation of the aluminum trust has given rise to a new 
epidemic in the United States. Two and one half million Americans 
are currently afflicted with a strange, incurable disease called 
Alzheimer's disease. Its victims now require more than $50 billion 
worth of medical care each year, and the prognosis always grows 
darker, due to the progressive nature of this illness. It strikes the 
neurotransmitters of the brain, which, as has already been noted, are 
adversely affected by fluoride; however, the principal agent seems 
to be the accumulation of aluminum deposits on the principal nerves 
of the brain. About 70% of the costs of this illness is borne by the 
families of the afflicted, because most Medicare and private health 
insurance programs refuse to pay it. The Medical Monopoly has 
been frantically trying to find some other agent in this disease, 
spending millions to study such factors as genetic predisposition, 
slow virus, environmental toxins, and immunologic changes, despite 
the fact that its origins have been traced to the large amounts of 
aluminum which most Americans began ingesting with their food 
since the 1920s. Alzheimers is now causing more than 100,000 
deaths annually, and is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the 
United States, yet, significantly, there has been no national 
foundation such as the American Cancer Society or the Arthritis 
Foundation to investigate its causes, because the Medical Monopoly 
already knows the answer. 

Alzheimer's growing incidence was at first dismissed as 
"growing old"; later it was diagnosed as "premature senility" (it 
often strikes in the mid fifties). These were the men and women who 
had grown up in America during the 1920s, a period when the 
traditional cast iron and earthenware cooking vessels were almost 
universally replaced by the more modern, and seemingly more 
convenient, aluminum cookware. The present writer's parents both 
grew up on farms in rural areas of Virginia. Their food, almost 
entirely home grown, was prepared in iron pots over wood-fuelled 
cookstoves. Those Americans born after 1920 had their food 
prepared in aluminum pots, which were usually heated over gas 
flames, later electric. This writer's mother often remarked that food 
cooked over gas flame never tasted like food cooked over wood 
fires. The reason is that the combustion of poisonous fuel inevitably 
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also said to materially affect food, because of the electric vibrations 
given off by the heat. 

By the 1930s, American housewives had learned that it was 
potentially dangerous to leave many foods in aluminum pots for 
more than a few minutes. Greens, tomatoes, and other vegetables, 
were known to discolor and became poisonous in a short time. 
Tomatoes could actually pit and corrode the interior of the 
aluminum pots in a short time; many foods turned the pots black. 
Strangely enough, no one took these obvious warning signs as an 
indication that cooking food in aluminum pots even for a few 
minutes might produce unfortunate results. It is now known that 
cooking any food in an aluminum pot, particularly with fluoridated 
water, quickly forms a highly poisonous compound. Dr. McGuigan's 
testimony in a famous court hearing on aluminum effects, the Royal 
Baking Powder case, revealed that extensive research had shown 
that boiling water in aluminum pots produced hydro-oxide poisons; 
boiling vegetables in aluminum also produced a hydro-oxide poison; 
boiling an egg in aluminum produced a phosphate poison; boiling 
meat in an aluminum pot produced a chloride poison. Any food 
cooked in aluminum containers would neutralize the digestive 
juices, produce acidosis, and ulcers. Perhaps the use of aluminum 
pots produced the widespread indigestion in America, which then 
necessitated the ingesting of large amounts of antacids containing 
even more aluminum! 

After consuming food cooked in aluminum pots over a period 
from twenty to forty years, many Americans began to experience 
serious memory loss; their mental capacities then deteriorated 
rapidly, until they were totally unable to fend for themselves or to 
recognize their spouses of many years. It was then found that 
concentrations of aluminum in certain areas of the brain had caused 
permanent deterioration of brain cells and nerve connections; the 
damage was not only incurable; it was also progressive and not 
responsive to any known treatment. This epidemic was soon known 
as Alzheimer's disease. Seven per cent of all Americans over 65 
have now been diagnosed as having this disease. Many others have 
not been diagnosed; they are simply dismissed as senile, 
incompetent or mentally ill. 

Dr. Michael Weiner and other physicians have found that the 
epidemic has been caused, not only by the aluminum cookware, but 
by the daily increasing ingestion of aluminum from many products 
in common household usage. The insatiable marketers of aluminum 
have annually expanded its use in many products, whose consumers 
have no idea that they are ingesting any type of aluminum. Women's 
douches now contain solutions of aluminum, which introduces it 
directly into the system. The most widely used painkillers such as 
buffered aspirin contain impressive quantities of aluminum; 
Ascriptin A/D (Rorer) has 44 mg. of aluminum per tablet; Cama 
(Dorsey) has 44 mg. of aluminum per tablet. However, the largest 
single source of aluminum occurs with the daily ingestion of widely 
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Amphojel (Wyeth) has 174 mg per dose of aluminum hydroxide; 
Alternagel (Stuart) has 174 mg of aluminum hydroxide per dose; 
Delcid (Merrel National) 174 mg aluminum per dose; Estomil-M 
(Riker) 265 mg of aluminum per dose; Mylanta II (Stuart) 116 mg 
aluminum per dose. A study of current victims of Alzheimer's 
would probably find that most of them, on their physicians' advice, 
had been ingesting large amounts of these antacids daily for years. 

Nonprescription antidiarrhoeal drugs also contain significant 
amounts of aluminum; Essilad (Central) has 370 mg of aluminum 
salts per ml; Kaopectate Concentrate (Upjohn) has 290 mg 
aluminum per ml. 

Aluminum ammonium sulfate is widely used as a buffer and 
neutralizing agent by manufacturers of cereals and baking powder. 
Aluminum Potassium Sulfate, known as aluminum flour or 
aluminum meal, is widely used in baking powder and clarifying 
sugar. 

The annual use of sodium aluminum phosphate has now 
reached the amount of f 9 million kilograms per year; it is used in 
large amounts in cake mixes, frozen dough, self-rising flour, and 
processed foods, in an average amount per product of from three to 
three and one-half per cent. Some 300,000 kg. of sodium aluminum 
sulfates are used in household baking powders each year, averaging 
from twenty-one to twenty-six per cent of the bulk of these 
products. 

Aluminum wrap is now everywhere; toothpaste is packaged in 
tubes lined with aluminum; there are aluminum seals on many food 
and drink products; and soft drinks everywhere are now packaged in 
aluminum cans. While the amount of aluminum ingested on any 
given day from all of these sources may be infinitesimal, the parade 
of products coated with or mixed with aluminum available on a 
daily basis is frightening. Its effects are the equivalent to that of a 
slow virus, as the metal accumulates at vital points in the system, 
particularly in the human brain. Thus the number of Alzheimer's 
victims is probably outnumbered by the number of potential victims, 
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Chapter 6 



Whither AIDS? 



The most talked-about medical phenomena of the 1980s is 
AIDS, the "acquired immune deficiency syndrome." The name is of 
some interest. First of all, it is said to be "acquired," presuming 
some action on the part of the victim in coming down with this 
disease. Second, it results in or is characterized by an "immune 
deficiency," meaning that the human system, loses the ability to 
fight against and overcome these inimical presences. The result is 
that the system becomes prey to a variety of infections, some of 
which will be fatal. The prevalence of these infections occurs 
through two dominant illnesses, Kaposi's sarcoma, evidenced by 
large sores on the skin, and a form of pneumonia. It is noteworthy 
that pneumonia, which had been a fatal disease, had largely been 
conquered. It had been called "the old man's friend," because it took 
off many elderly persons who presumably no longer had a desire to 
live. 

The class of infections which have become widespread through 
what is called AIDS were first recognized by physicians, 
veterinarians and biologists about fifty years ago. At that time, many 
sheep in Ireland were afflicted by a killer epidemic called Maedi- 
Visma. Biologists determined that Maedi-Visma was caused by a 
new class of viruses. Because of the time they required to become 
virulent, these viruses were called "slow viruses." The advent of 
these slow viruses presages a new era in the medical history of 
mankind. Human beings prior to this time have not been affected by 
slow viruses, although they have been found among animals being 
transmissible among monkeys and apes. Slow viruses are also a type 
known as "retroviruses." When they enter an infected cell, they 
assimilate into the genetic structure of the cell, apparently during the 
cell process of mitosis, or cell division, such division being a normal 
process of healthy growth. Mitosis is one of the two alternatives 
which face every cell in the human body; either it divides and grows 
through mitosis as a life process, or it submits to viral replication 
and resultant cell death as part of a disease process. Thus we find at 
the crux of the AIDS problem the ultimate question of the life or 
death of the entire organism. This is why AIDS, once it reaches the 
virulent stage, is said to be incurable, resulting in the death of the 
host body. 

In a healthy body, some ten million cells are dying every 
second; at this same second, they are usually replaced by the body 
process. Such immediate replacement cannot be orchestrated by the 
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enzymes or nerve impulse signals. The instantaneous nature of the 
process requires that it be commanded by bioradiation phenomena. 
These are triggered by coherent ultraweak photon emissions from 
living tissues of varying wavelengths. These photon emissions, 
according to their wavelengths, control biological functions which 
are in constant activity, such as photorepair, photoaxism, 
photoperiodic clocks, mitosis, and multiphoton events. Ultraweak 
photon emissions from living cells exhibit a spectral distribution 
from infrared (900 nm) to ultraviolet (200 nm). This photon 
intensity correlates with the conformational states of DNA, during 
which activity the spectral intensities of biophotons amount to 
magnitudes of some 10/40 magnitude times higher than those of 
thermal equilibrium at physiological temperatures. The biomolecule 
with the highest information density, DNA, seems to be the source 
of biophoton regulatory radiation, functioning as an "exciplex" laser, 
and comparing favorably with the fields of man-made lasers. 

Thus the problem of AIDS brings us to the most basic 
properties of cell function. The ability of the living cell to respond to 
microwaves without discernible variation in temperature apparently 
indicates a nonthermal mechanism like an activated crystal. Thus 
AIDS may help us in understanding the tuning mechanism of cells, 
which indicate its state of health or disease and thus improve our 
understanding of all diseases affecting the organism. A wide ranging 
study of living cells, from primitive bacteria to those of man, shows 
that these cells produce natural alternating current (AC) fields which 
in frequency ranges lower than 1 00 Mhz, show maximal electrical 
oscillation at or near mitosis. Here again, tuned systems are 
triggering biological actions in a manner which is not yet fully 
understood. Thus the death of Rock Hudson, one of Hollywood's 
most promiscuous homosexual psychopaths, may lead to the 
fortunate result of inspiring new breakthroughs in our understanding 
of the most basic cell functions. Unfortunately, the cancer profiteers 
and Medical Monopoly insist on treating AIDS as a malfunction of 
the cell itself, which, of course, calls for the "magic bullet," the 
chemotherapy which will be provided at a price by the Drag Trust. 

In fact, chemotherapy attacks the immune system, thus increasing 
the fatality of the disease. The Establishment approach is to attack 
the virus, not to aid the system in overcoming it, thus not only 
bypassing the immune system which is already under attack from 
this disease, but actually aiding in its conquest. 

There have been repeated claims that AIDS is actually a man 
made virus; it seems to have been unknown prior to 1976, when 
mild traces of it were discovered in African blood banks. Available 
evidence indicates that it then began spreading throughout Africa, 
and subsequently to the United States, during the mid 70s. A 
possible reference to this or some other created virus appears in the 
WHO Bulletin, v.47, page 251 in 1972. "An attempt should be made 
to see if viruses can in fact exert selective effects on immune 
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response to the virus itself may be impaired if the infecting virus 
damages, more or less selectively, the cell responding to the virus." 

Carlton Gadjuske, National Institute of Health director at Ft. 
Detrick, noted, "In the facility I have a building where more good 
and loyal Communists, scientists from the USSR and mainland 
China work, with full passkeys to all the laboratories, than there are 
Americans. Even the Army's infectious disease unit is loaded with 
foreign workers not always friendly nationals." 

This fuels speculation that such a virus could have been created 
by alien and unfriendly scientists working in the heart of our own 
defense laboratories, whether as a plan to decimate our population, 
or as one more step towards ultimate world domination. 

From 1976 to 1981, AIDS was almost exclusively publicly 
identified as a disease of homosexuals; thus the general population 
felt no alarm at problems confined to a relatively small group. The 
few non-homosexuals who came down with AIDS acquired it from 
public blood banks, through homosexuals who had sold their blood. 
AIDS was then termed "gay cancer" by doctors who informed 
patients they had the disease. It was usually unmistakable because of 
large purplish blotches which disfigured the skin, proof of the 
presence of Kapsi's sarcoma. At this time, many doctors believed 
the disease originated in the peculiar physical factors of homosexual 
activity, with considerable evidence pointing to the use of fatty 
lubricants in rectal intercourse. These lubricants, introduced into the 
intestinal area in this unusual manner, apparently provided a fertile 
breeding ground for the onslaught of the infection. Dr. Lawrence 
Burton, a noted cancer specialist, raised the question, "What effect 
does repeated and sustained introduction of lubricants into the anal 
cavity have upon the immune system?" It was noted that this caused 
immune depression in test animals. Burton's attorney, W. H. Moore, 
suggested that hydrogenated fats, either consumed orally or used 
anally, could cause AIDS. This again brings us back to the role 
which nutrition plays in any disease, such as the victims of atomic 
radiation in Japan; those on traditional low fat diet suffered 
substantially fewer fatalities than those on the modern high fat diet. 
This also raises again the question of hydrogenated fats and their 
possible deleterious effect upon the human system, either heated, 
which produces dangerous chemical changes, or ingested cold. 

The initial reaction of many homosexuals, on being informed 
that they had AIDS, was what has been termed by psychologists, 
"homosexual rage," a dementia in which the patient is possessed by 
a mad desire for revenge. The phenomenon of this type of "AIDS 
dementia" has been observed in some 60 per cent of AIDS patients, 
bolstering some doctors' belief that AIDS is merely a new variant on 
the ancient syphilis infection. Syphilis often is characterized by 
paresis, deterioration of the brain until schizophrenia takes over. 
Other physicians have related AIDS dementia to toxoplasmosis, a 
cat-borne parasite which causes the same type of dementia which 
afflicts patients with AIDS. The problem with pursuing any of these 
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to reap more billions of dollars in profits from this new epidemic, 
but the civil libertarians are forestalling investigations of AIDS by 
defending the "privacy" of its victims. Like other groups which 
either have offended society or have purposefully cut themselves off 
from what is termed "society," homosexuals have developed a 
fanatical group loyalty. Many homosexual activists see in AIDS one 
more representation of the fundamental differences which create an 
insurmountable barrier between themselves and other humans. As 
such, they are exploiting it and perhaps are reluctant to see any 
solution to AIDS. 

This group loyalty has manifested itself in a telling way, the 
determination of many homosexuals with AIDS to infect as many 
people as possible, not only through greatly extending their already 
voluminous sexual contacts, but also by infecting others through 
their bartered blood. In Los Angeles, a James Markowski, who was 
then in the final stages of AIDS, was arrested June 23, 1987 for 
selling his blood to the Los Angeles Plasma Production Associates. 
He admitted that he wanted to infect as many people as possible 
before he died. On January 7, 1987, a notorious homosexual activist, 
Robert Schwab, who was also dying of AIDS, made a public appeal 
to all his confreres, that "gay males" should immediately give blood 
if they had been diagnosed as having AIDS. "Whatever action is 
required to get national attention is valid," he declared. "If that 
includes blood terrorism, so be it." It was noted that following 
Schwab's widely advertised public appeal, blood donations 
increased by a dramatic three hundred per cent in New York and 
San Francisco, the two queenly centers of American homosexuality. 

None other than Rock Hudson, when he was informed that he 
had AIDS, was overcome with "homosexual rage." He immediately 
launched on a frenetic campaign to infect as many people as 
possible, concentrating on teen-agers who had no idea of the 
dangers they were facing. In his insane determination to leave this 
world in a sexual Gotterdammerung, Hudson must have infected 
dozens, if not hundreds, of unsuspecting youths. Even today, 
lawsuits are still pending against his estate, as a result of his orgy of 
fear and hate. 

While the Rock Hudsons were dying their slow and agonizing 
deaths, most members of the American public viewed them with a 
mixture of approbation and contempt. There was no fear, because as 
yet there was no indication of peril to the population at large. 
However, as early as September 16, 1983, at a health conference in 
Washington, D.C. the question was raised by Dr. John Grauerholz, 
"Will AIDS Become Another Bubonic Plague?" The conference 
supplied the finding that AIDS "can be the harbinger of a series of 
holocaustal epidemics." On September 26, 1985, Dr. William 
Haseltine of Harvard Medical School reported that an estimated ten 
million Africans were now infected with the AIDS virus. However, 
government authorities here continued to assure the public that 
AIDS was limited to four groups, homosexuals, Haitians, 
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would never come into direct contact with any of these groups, a 
fetid subunderclass which existed in its own twilight world of fdth 
and degeneracy, it seemed that the AIDS epidemic would never 
become a threat to the American middle class. 

The government agency, the Center for Disease Control in 
Atlanta, the heroes of the Great Swine Flu Massacre, now did their 
best to keep the American people in the dark as to a possible spread 
of AIDS. They issued periodic ukases to the effect that AIDS could 
not be spread by insects; AIDS could not be contracted by kissing, 
although they admitted that the AIDS virus was present in saliva; 
and other reassurances whose scientific validity seems to have been 
taken directly from the pages of Grimm's Fairy Tales. Even so, CDC 
estimated that by 1988, from one to one and a half million 
Americans would be infected with the AIDS virus; there were 
already 5,890 members of the U.S. Army who were infected with 
AIDS. Dr. David Axelrod, Commissioner of Health for the State of 
New York, solemnly warned that all those who had the AIDS virus 
were doomed, "Virtually all those infected are doomed." 

Dr. John Seale, of Richmond, Virginia presided at a conference 
June 1 1, 1987, in which he stated positively, that "AIDS is not a 
sexually transmitted disease. It is a contagious disease which is also 
transmitted in blood." He denounced the Surgeon General of the 
United States, Dr. Everett Koop, for deliberately spreading 
disinformation about the disease, claiming that joining Koop in this 
campaign of "scientific disinformation" were Sir Donald Acheson, 
Chief Medical Officer of the United Kingdom; Dr. Halfdan Mahler, 
director general of the World Health Organization; Dr. Robert Gallo 
of the National Institute of Health; and Prof. Viktor Zhdanov, 
director of the Ivanovsky Institute of Virology in Moscow. 

Dr. Seale was not the first to point the finger at Dr. Gallo, 
resident scientist of the National Institute of Health, who was famed 
as having discovered the humano-immunio-deficiency virus, HIV, 
which he claimed was the cause of AIDS. After Gallo's discovery, 
the NIH, which doles out funds for research on AIDS as well as 
many other categories, consistently denied funds to any scientist 
whose work failed to bear out Gallo's claim. President Reagan then 
appointed a Special Presidential Commission on AIDS, which was 
intended to solve the problem. It tried to do so by meeting in great 
secrecy, and by meeting without a quorum, so that no notes could be 
taken of the proceedings. Admiral James D. Watkins was head of 
these meetings, which came in for much criticism, merely because 
the American public wanted to know what was being accomplished. 

One of the researchers who was to come into conflict with Dr. 
Gallo over the "HIV" controversy is Dr. Peter Duesberg, professor 
of virology at the University of California at Berkeley. Duesberg is 
also a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He had been 
brought to Gallo's own laboratory to work under a fellowship grant. 
After studying HIV in the same laboratory where Gallo had claimed 
to have made his monumental findings, Dr. Duesberg concluded that 
the HIV virus did not meet the standard criteria required of a 



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disease-causing agent. He published his findings in the medical 
journal, Cancer Research, in March 1987," and sat back to wait for 
Dr. Gallo to justify his conclusions. Both he and the editor of 
Cancer Research, Dr. Peter McGee, were amazed when Dr. Gallo 
made no reply, either then or in the ensuing months. Dr. Gallo also 
refused to return telephone calls seeking to elicit some reaction to 
Duesberg's findings. Apparently it was one of those famous "Fact or 
Fiction" "researches" in which Dr. Gallo had claimed to pinpoint the 
HIV virus as the sole cause of AIDS. This sort of thing occurs more 
often than anyone realizes in the academic and scientific world, 
which is riddled with petty jealousies, calculated deceit, and denial 
of funds to anyone who might expose their fake research. As we 
mentioned earlier, most scientists, when asked for their research 
notes, usually respond that they have been "accidentally burned." 
Whether anyone has ever seen any of Dr. Gallo's work isolating the 
HIV virus is not known. However, he has since moved to cut off any 
further studies of the HIV virus. 

Dr. Harvey Baily, research editor of the medical journal 
Bio/T echnology, had organized a White House workshop on the 
subject, "How Does HIV Cause AIDS?" It was to be cohosted by 
Jim Warner, a senior analyst for domestic policy at the White 
House. It was expected that Dr. Gallo would attend this conference 
and present some substantiation of his claims. Warner had already 
become very skeptical of Gallo after reviewing Dr. Duesberg's 
findings. But Gallo never appeared. Instead, the White House 
Conference, which was scheduled for January 19, 1988, was 
abruptly cancelled without explanation. Hundreds of millions of 
dollars continue to be awarded each year to pursue Gallo's 
questionable claim that the HIV virus causes AIDS. However, no 
funds are awarded to those who wish to challenge his claims. 

Dr. Duesberg has had some interesting experiences since he 
unwittingly challenged one of the nation's leading bureaucratic 
scientists. The Presidential Committee on the HIV Virus Epidemic 
invited him to a special meeting in New York, which was covered 
by the Wall Street Journal scientific writer Katie Leishman. A staff 
member of this meeting admitted that Duesberg was invited to 
appear "to discredit him." This goal was thwarted when none of the 
members of the Presidential Commission could answer any of Dr. 
Duesberg's findings. They consoled themselves by sharply 
reprimanding him for having challenged Gallo's work. Dr. William 
Walsh, who is president of Project Hope, and perennial standard 
bearer of Establishment values, strongly admonished Duesberg, 
"Don't confuse the public. Don't confuse the poor people suffering 
from this disease." Duesberg was himself confused by this 
approach, as he had never sought to confuse anyone. He had merely 
pursued a scientific approach which brought into disrepute the 
leading government scientist. If this upset a Presidential 
Commission, whose sole function seemed to be to protect Dr. Gallo, 
this could hardly be Dr. Duesberg's fault. As we commented, the 



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entire imbroglio typifies what passes for serious scientific work in 
America. 

Ms. Irishman characterized the episode as that of "instant 
orthodoxy which resists review." 

Meanwhile, due to the lack of real scientific verification of any 
single cause, a number of theories about the origin of AIDS have 
sprung up. These range from the previously mentioned suggestion 
that it is a new variation on the syphilis spirochete, to a variation of 
hepatitis virus, which has been endemic for some years, to its 
kinship with the Epstein-Barr virus, a member of the Herpes 
Viradae. This is probably the most widely disseminated human virus 
today, affecting some 95% of the world's population. It is usually 
transmitted through saliva. Y oung people come down with it as 
infectious mononucleosis; its consequences include hepatitis and 
spelnomegaly, with complications of Reye's syndrome, Guillain- 
Barre syndrome, Bell's Palsy, and chronic fever and fatigue. Its 
effects are often mistaken by physicians for multiple sclerosis, 
Hodgkins disease, leukemia and lupus. 

Dr. Stephen Caizza of New York is one of those who identify 
AIDS as the latest manifestation of syphilis, a logical determination, 
in view of the fact that it occurs frequently among very promiscuous 
homosexuals and prostitutes. During the first quarter of 1987, 
recorded cases of syphilis jumped by twenty -three per cent, the 
largest increase in a decade. Dr. Peter Duesberg is so positive that 
there is another agent for AIDS that he has offered to be publicly 
injected with the AIDS virus. Chuck Ortleb voices another widely 
held concept, that AIDS is but one variation of the widely 
encountered chronic-fatigue syndrome, the Epstein-Barr syndrome, 
which is now worldwide. Other researchers are certain that AIDS is 
merely one more consequence of the Great Swine Flu Massacre, 
when the population was injected with the "swine flu" vaccine. 
Correlations between AIDS and the real "swine flu," that is, a 
version of this disease which has been observed among swine, have 
now been established. Other researchers have blamed a more 
dramatic or accidental variation of a hepatitis serum which was 
widely distributed a few years ago. However, none of these theories 
can compare in narrative value with "the green monkey" theory. 
According to this theory, which had long been a favorite explanation 
advanced by the government propaganda group, the Center for 
Disease Control, for years a tribe of little green monkeys has 
roamed in Central Africa. Showing little fear of humans, they have 
often strayed into native villages. These green monkeys carry in 
their bloodstream a type of the AIDS virus, to which they are 
seemingly immune. However, the little green monkeys have either 
bitten native women or had intercourse with them, depending on 
which story you wish to believe; the native women's systems then 
activated the AIDS virus, and later infected their husbands, who 
then went to Haiti, where they were paid to perform as male 
prostitutes by members of the American homosexual population 
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then returned to New York infecting the New York community, and 
commuting to San Francisco, where they spread the disease on the 
West Coast. This scenario is claimed to have taken place within a 
few weeks, from green monkey to homosexuals dying with AIDS in 
San Francisco; however, most researchers believe the disease took 
quite a few years to reach its present epidemic stage. 

A response to the AIDS epidemic was made difficult by the fact 
that it was confined to the homosexuals, poor blacks, and 
intravenous drug users, who were known by the slogan "Nothing 
degenerate is alien to me." The disease became prevalent at the 
same time that the homosexual movement was emerging as a 
powerful political force. Allying themselves with blacks, militant 
homosexuals for all practical purposes took over the Democratic 
Party, to the dismay of active heterosexuals like Senator Teddy 
Kennedy. The traditional leaders of the Democratic Party now 
began to fear publicity about AIDS as originating from the 
Republican Party, which could pose as "the party of sexual 
normality." There is little doubt that the conquest of the Democratic 
Party by the wackos, wresting it away from its longstanding Mafia 
control, was a boon to the Republicans. The result was that the 
Democrats fought desperately to keep AIDS in the closet, battling 
any proposals for AIDS testing or other government measures to 
control its spread. In San Francisco, a plan to close the bathhouses, 
the nation's most famous homosexual bordellos, had originated with 
some of the more frightened homosexuals, who had already seen 
their "lovers" wither away and die from the disease. Their 
suggestion was met with a chorus of outrage from the hard-core 
homos, who were loyally supported by San Francisco's political 
leaders. It had long been established that the homosexual vote now 
provided the crucial swing vote needed for victory, in San 
Francisco, and they were not about to give up their political power. 
On the national level, government efforts to deal with AIDS have 
been limited to pathetic and laughable programs to hand out free 
condoms and free drug needles to the suicidal fringe among the 
degenerates. In fact, by these tactics, government agencies 
themselves became official sponsors of homosexual degeneracy and 
use of narcotics, a strange development for the upholders of the 
statutes. Reflecting the government's new and more enlightened 
approach, Bird's Florist, in the nation's capital, celebrated 
Valentine's Day, 1988 by offering a Valentine Special, consisting of 
a dozen American Beauty Roses, and a dozen condoms. The 
package, which was called "The Safe Sex Bouquet," was received 
with enthusiasm by the government bureaucracy. 

Throughout this epidemic, the government has done virtually 
nothing, while AIDS continues to spread. The Center for Disease 
Control, in Jimmy Carter's backyard, had continued to be dominated 
by old line Democratic politicians; any cooperation with the 
"fascist" regime of Ronald Reagan was refused. From the outset of 
the AIDS epidemic, the Center for Disease Control has fought a 
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the summer of 1985, CDC authorities flatly refused to consider head 
lice or pubic lice as possible transmitters of the AIDS virus. CDC 
staff members rejected the idea with horror, lisping that the very 
notion was "impracticable" and "frightening." In fact, it is well 
known that many viruses are carried by insects, especially 
arboviruses, "arthpod-borne-viruses"; some five hundred of these 
arboviruses have now been identified. Some researchers are certain 
that the bedbug is one of the principal carriers of the AIDS virus, 
which is spreading so rapidly throughout Africa; the bedbug is 
found in almost every African hut. Scientists now believe that 
mosquitoes, the tsetse fly, the lion ant, and black beetles, may also 
be transmitting the AIDS virus in Africa. This offers a rational 
explanation for the rapid spread of AIDS in many different African 
countries. None of these insects can be found in all African 
countries, but one or more are present in large numbers in every 
region of Africa. 

In 1900, Dr. Walter Reed proved that the Aedes aegypti 
mosquito was the vector for yellow fever. It is now known that some 
monkeys do carry an AIDS type of virus, but as Dr. Duesberg 
discovered, the HIV virus, to which Dr. Gallo of NIH attributes sole 
responsibility for AIDS infection, is only present in about half of all 
AIDS cases, a factor which Dr. Gallo forbears to explain. The 
question is, what is the infecting agent in the other half of the AIDS 
cases, or as Dr. Duesberg states, the HIV virus is not the infecting 
agent in any of them. If this is the case, then the massive 
government testing programs for the presence of the HIV virus are a 
multi-million dollar hue and cry after false trails. 

Although the Center for Disease Control has continued to insist 
that poverty, environment, and insects all have absolutely nothing to 
do with AIDS transmission, an advertisement appeared May 1987 in 
Science magazine seeking a research entomologist who would study 
"the possible role of biting anthropods in transmitting human 
immuno-deficiency (AIDS) virus. Apply to the Center for Disease 
Control." 

The perils of offending preconceived theories about AIDS 
continue to dog researchers. When the Institute of Tropical 
Medicine presented the results of research it had concluded there, 
and which indicated there was an arboviral connection to AIDS, the 
University of Michigan, under considerable pressure from the 
Center for Disease Control, promptly cut off all of their funding. At 
Oxford, on August 25, 1986, Prof. Jean-Claude Cermann of Paris' 
Pasteur Institute reported that AIDS had been found in African 
insects; the virus had been isolated in mosquitoes, cockroaches, ants 
and tsetse flies. This was a direct contradiction to the claims of the 
CDC that the AIDS virus could not be carried by mosquitoes or any 
other insects. 

California physician Bruce Halstead, M.D., states that modern 
medicine has no cure for AIDS, cancer or radiation sickness. He 
also points out that his research establishes that the AIDS virus is 
capable of one trillion mutations. Meanwhile, AIDS patients who 



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are being treated by onocologists (cancer specialists) are reported to 
be dying at a much greater rate than AIDS patients who are being 
treated by holistic methods. Many of them are surprising medical 
statisticians by surviving longer than the two year time span allotted 
after the diagnosis of the disease. One forty year old patient in San 
Francisco, Dan Turner, is now the longest surviving victim of AIDS. 
Fie says he was infected during a trip to New York in June 1981, 
and on February 12, 1982, he was informed by a physician that he 
had "gay cancer," after developing the unmistakable symptoms of 
Kaposi's sarcoma. He had observed a regimen of Vitamin C, natural 
foods, meditation, acupuncture, and weight lifting. 

Laurence Badgley, M.D., in his ground-breaking work, 

"Healing AIDS Naturally," offers a number of treatments, a typical 
one having shown good results with a vegetarian diet of vegetables, 
vitamins, wheat grass, juice and herbs, which is accompanied by 
eight or nine cloves of raw garlic each day. 

While the government fiddles, the American public continues 
to burn at the thought of being infected with AIDS, a fatal disease. 
Referees at boxing matches and other blood sports now wear 
medical gloves, to avoid being infected by spattering blood from the 
contestants. Court officials don protective clothing such as gloves 
and surgical masks when forced to appear in court with diseased 
AIDS victims. These accoutrements arouse rage and horror from 
civil libertarians, who claim these protective techniques create a 
"harmful atmosphere" for the AIDS patient. Since he is probably 
already dying, the argument would seem to be moot. 

The established fact that from its outset, the AIDS epidemics 
was confined to the well-identified groups of homosexuals, 

Haitians, intravenous drug users, and blacks, has also created a furor 
at the American Civil Liberties Union, it being a precept of 
egalitarian society that a disease should not be so bigoted in 
choosing its victims. In New York State prisons from 1984 to 1986, 
the toll of AIDS victims was 45% hispanic, 43% black, with 97% of 
them being intravenous drug users (New York Times, February 7, 
1988). 

This writer having previously established in "The Curse of 
Canaan" that homosexuality, from the time of Canaan himself to the 
present day, has had its origins in pollution of the original root race, 
the confusion of sexual identity being a direct consequence of the 
resulting confusion of racial identity, confusing the DNA pattern of 
the genetic structure, it is hardly surprising to find in Joy 
Schulenberg's useful book, "Complete Guide to Gay Parenting," 
Doubleday 1985, that "gay" couples who are white are found to 
adopt almost exclusively black children. This is unfair to the black 
adoptees, who, through no fault of their own, will then be exposed 
to the possibility of contracting AIDS from one or the other of their 
"gay" foster parents. It would seem that "gay" whites are unwilling 
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Chapter 7 



Fertilizer 



One of the great changes in our world during the last fifty years 
has been the "green revolution," the so-called agricultural revolution 
in many parts of the Third World. This revolution was supposed to 
rapidly bring the Third World countries into the twentieth century, 
and allow them to compete on an equal basis with the more 
advanced Western nations. As the twentieth century now recedes 
into history, it is apparent that this objective has not been achieved. 
Asian and Latin American countries are offering more competition 
in the production of finished goods at a much cheaper labor cost, but 
in agriculture, despite the fact that vast new markets have been 
created for the Rockefeller chemical operations, the alleviation of 
poverty, which supposedly was the goal of the "green revolution" 
remains a chimera. In fact, those areas of the world which have long 
been marked on the maps as "undeveloped" had no notation of the 
fact that this was a code word for "unexploited," that is, not yet 
exploited by the rapacious international conspirators. The only real 
interest of the financiers is to develop markets for their products 
which can return a profit. Because most of the Third World 
countries are unable to pay for goods, a complex system has been 
developed whereby the American taxpayer sends "aid" to the Third 
World. He works in a factory to make a tractor; the tractor is then 
sent to Bolivia, and then a payment for it is extorted from the 
worker's wages. A further refinement is a system whereby American 
or international banks "lend" the money to these countries so that 
they can pay for the goods; the Federal Reserve System then 
"guarantees" these uncollectible loans with American taxpayers' 
funds. Once again, the worker has the money extorted from his 
paycheck to cover the cost of the goods he produces. The framers of 
the Constitution never envisioned such a development, with the 
result that when the worker cites the Constitution for relief from the 
extortion, the judge indignantly throws him into jail for "irrelevant" 
and "confusing" testimony. The world is now a Gulag Archipelago, 
run by the ruthless minions of the Rockefeller-Rothschild 
conglomerate. Its gods are money and power; its only enemy is the 
advocate of liberty. 

The current hero of the Rockefeller interests is Norman 
Borlaug, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. An Iowa 
farmer, Borlaug had been sent to Mexico by the Rockefeller 
interests in 1944 to develop new types of grain. During his 
experiments there, he mated 60,000 different species of wheat, 
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dwarfs and triple dwarfs by 1964. This was hailed as "the green 
revolution." The resulting "superwheat" produced greater yields, but 
this was done by "hyping" the soil with huge amounts of fertilizer 
per acre, the fertilizer being the product of nitrates and petroleum, 
commodities controlled by the Rockefellers. Huge quantities of 
herbicides and pesticides were also used, creating additional markets 
for the Rockefeller chemical empire. In effect, "the green 
revolution" was merely a chemical revolution. At no point could the 
Third World nations be expected to pay for the huge amounts of 
chemical fertilizers and pesticides. This was again taken care of by 
the system of "foreign aid" which was already in place. 

The Rockefeller interests also sent Robert Chandler to the 
Philippines to develop a "Miracle Rice"; the result was a rice which 
used three times the previous amount of fertilizer. This rice matured 
in four months instead of the previous six months, producing three 
crops a year instead of two. When two Phillippine groups of wealthy 
entrepreneurs began to contest each other for local spinoffs of the 
profits of "Miracle Rice," the Rockefellers decided to oust one 
group, the Marcos combine, replacing it with the Aquino faction, 
which had close ties to the Chase Manhattan Bank, and which could 
be depended on to pay interest on loans. As usual, Rockefeller 
"philanthropy" was closely inter-linked with markets, profits and 
political control. Modern fertilizer is a petroleum based industry. 

At the conclusion of the Second World War, the munitions 
manufacturers found themselves faced with huge inventories of 
nitrates. Because of the outbreak of peace, which is always regarded 
with horror by the philanthropic foundations, new markets had to be 
found, and quickly, for these commodities. Nitrogen and nitrates 
were key ingredients in the manufacture of bombs and shells. A 
comparable peacetime market had to be developed. Following the 
precept which they had established after the First World War, when 
the monopolists, faced with a huge supply of leftover chlorine, 
which had been manufactured at great expense to cause intensive 
suffering and death, found that the only possible market was to sell 
it to American communities, who would then pour it into their water 
supplies, it was decided in 1945 that the only outlet for the huge 
inventory of nitrates was to put it into the food chain, as fertilizer. 

The increasing rate of deaths from heart attacks in the United 
States for the past fifty years has been ingenuously explained by 
apologists for the Medical Monopoly as one more illustration of the 
"fact" that Americans were living longer, their advancing years 
making them more susceptible to "degenerative" diseases such as 
cancer and heart trouble. This was the usual copout from the 
medical establishment, which conveniently ignored important 
advances in the American lifestyle. For a number of years during the 
nineteenth century, epidemics of cholera and typhoid fever had 
devastated the inhabitants of large American cities, the outbreaks 
being due to poor sanitation and contamination of the water supply. 
When the monopolists poured their excess chlorine into the water 
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having ended the epidemics of cholera and typhoid fever. In fact, 
chlorination had not been responsible for this development. Typhoid 
fever had been largely due to the contamination of city streets by 
large quantities of horse droppings, which festered and drew flies. 
When it rained, this contamination was washed into the water 
supply. With the advent of the automobile, and the disappearance of 
horses from city streets as our main means of transportation, typhoid 
fever vanished almost overnight. This occurred during the 1920s, 
when automobiles replaced horses on the streets. 

The dumping of this war material into our water supply did 
have one unforeseen effect. It brought on a new epidemic, an 
epidemic of heart attacks. The chlorine in the water combined with 
animal fats in the diet to form a chemical amalgam, which then 
formed a gummy substance in the arteries; this created a medical 
condition called atherosclerosis. The buildup of this gummy 
substance in the arteries gradually interfered with the circulation of 
the blood, finally closing off the main arteries to the heart, and 
bringing on the attacks of angina pectoris and coronary heart 
attacks. Here again, a seeming "advance" in hygiene proved to be 
yet another boon for the Medical Monopoly, as the offices of the 
physicians were filled with Americans suffering from heart disease. 

At the conclusion of World War II, the monopolists began a 
concerted effort to dump their surplus nitrates into the American 
food chain. County agents throughout the United States were told to 
advise farmers in their areas to increase their use of fertilizers, 
herbicides and pesticides. This advice served to make farming even 
more capital intensive, forcing the farmers to go to the banks to 
borrow more money, and paving the way for the program of forcing 
the individual farmers off the land, creating great agricultural 
monopolies, similar to the Soviet Agricultural Trust. Farmers also 
borrowed heavily to buy expensive tractors which ran on gasoline, 
greatly adding to the Rockefeller revenues, and at the same time 
depriving them of the fertilizer formerly available from their horses. 
It was hardly coincidental that the banks, which so cheerfully anted 
up the loans needed by the farmers who faithfully followed the 
instructions of their county agents, were banks who got their funds 
from the Federal Reserve System. This monopoly of the nation's 
money and credit had been planned at a secret meeting of 
conspirators on Jekyl Island, Georgia in November of 1910, a 
meeting presided over by Senator Nelson Aldrich, whose daughter 
had recently married John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 

The nutritional value of foods grown in heavily fertilized soil, 
and the fact that these foods then undergo extensive "processing" to 
render them more convenient for large scale warehousing, 
transportation and retailing, has been glossed over by the Medical 
Monopoly. A protesting voice was heard when Dr. H. M. Sinclair, a 
leading nutritionist, and head of the Laboratory of Human Nutrition, 
Magdalen College, Oxford, gave a 1957 World Health Day address, 
which was reprinted in the British Medical Journal, December 1 4, 
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student, "my clinical teachers could not answer why the expectation 
of life in this century of the middle-aged man is hardly different 
from what it was at the beginning of this century, or even a century 
ago. This means that despite the great advances in medicine — 
pneumonia almost abolished, tuberculosis comparatively rare, the 
magnificent advances in surgery, endocrinology, and public 
health — a middle-aged man cannot expect to live more than four 
years longer than he could a century ago — and indeed, in Scotland, 
the expectation of life is now actually decreasing." 

In 1893, a German agricultural chemist, Dr. Julius Hensel, 
wrote in his book "Bread From Stones," "Agriculture has entered 
into the sign of cancer ... we cannot be indifferent to what kind of 
crops we raise for our nourishment or with what substances our 
fields are fertilized. It cannot be all sufficient that great quantities 
are harvested, but that great quantity must also be of good quality. It 
is indisputable that by merely fertilizing with marl, i.e., with 
carbonate of lime, such a large yield may be obtained as to make a 
man inclined to always content himself with marl, but with such a 
one-sided fertilization slowly but surely, evil effects of various 
kinds will develop; these have given rise to the axiom of experience: 
"Manuring with lime makes rich fathers but poor sons." As our 
present fine flour, freed from bran, furnished almost entirely devoid 
of nutrients, we need not wonder at the great number of modern 
maladies." This was written in 1893, before the Rockefeller interests 
flooded the world with their petroleum based fertilizers. 

To counteract the growing array of inert, nutrition deficient 
foods, the minions of the Medical Monopoly have not been idle. 
While conducting wars of attrition against the leading exponents of 
better nutrition, the Food and Drug Administration and the 
American Medical Association have valiantly defended the use of 
chemical fertilizers. The widely circulated AMA magazine, Today’s 
Health, found in every public school and library, in September 
1958, stated, "Extensive research conducted by the Federal 
Government has shown that the nutritional value of crops is not 
affected by the soil of the fertilizers used ..." This was contradicted 
by the Rockefeller Foundation's own Dr. Alexis Carrel, who wrote, 
"Chemical fertilizers, by increasing the abundance of the crops 
without replacing all the exhausted elements of the soil, have 
indirectly contributed to change the nutritive value of cereal grains 
and vegetables. Hens have been compelled by artificial diet and 
mode of living, to enter the ranks of mass producers. Has not the 
quality of their eggs been modified? The same question may be 
asked about milk, because cows are now confined to the stable all 
year round, and are fed with manufactured provender. Hygienists 
have not paid sufficient attention to the genesis of diseases. Their 
studies of conditions of life and diet, and of their effect on the 
physiological and mental state of modern man, are superficial, 
incomplete and of too short duration." 

Despite the claims of government researchers, the importance 
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vary from 1 mg per hundred to 50 mg per hundred, according to 
conditions of the soil in which it is grown. The Middle West has 
long been known as "the goiter belt," because of a widespread 
deficiency of iodine in the soil. The British Isles, which have been 
heavily farmed for almost two thousand years, have such 
deficiencies of minerals in the soil that the British are known the 
world over for then-bad teeth. 

The present system of agricultural chemistry was fathered by 
Dr. Justus von Liebig, a German chemistry professor who suggested 
that minerals should be added to the soil and acids added to make 
them more available to plants. Chemistry agriculture uses soluble 
chemicals which are either acidic or basic, their final effect being to 
acidify the soil, while the use of chemical minerals renders the soil 
useless. It has been suggested that we are still living on the benefits 
conferred by the last Glacial Age, and that the only way to 
remineralize the soil is to undergo another Glacial Age, as has 
previously happened about every 100,000 years. 

Dr. W. M. Albrecht, chairman of the Department of Soils at the 
University of Missouri School of Agriculture, states, "While it has 
long been common belief that disease is an infliction visited upon us 
from without, there is a growing recognition that it possibly 
originates from within because of deficiencies and failure to nourish 
ourselves completely. Fuller knowledge of nutrition is revealing 
mounting numbers of cases of deficiency diseases. These tend to be 
traced, not only to the supplies in the food and supermarket where 
the family budget may provide them, but a bit further, and closer to 
their origin, namely, the fertilization of the soil, the point at which 
all agricultural production takes off . . . These increasing cases 
classified as deficiencies are bolstering the truth of that old adage, 
which told us that 'to be well fed is to be healthy.' " 

Many of the strange new diseases which have arisen to plague 
us in recent years are found to have a nutritional origin. Dr. 
Josephson identifies myasthenia gravis as an endocrine disorder 
resulting from a deficiency of manganese, which may be caused 
either by defective assimilation of manganese or by defective 
metabolism. The need for chemical fertilizers may have stemmed 
from a longstanding flaw in the method of farming, the use of the 
moldbord plow. Edward H. Faulkner, professor at the University of 
Oklahoma, discovered that the moldbord plow was destroying the 
fertility of the soil. He counteracted this effect by disking green 
manure into the surface and eliminating the plow, an instrument 
which sandwiches virtually all green manure (decaying plant matter 
and vegetable residue found on the surface of the ground) some six 
to eight inches below the surface, where it forms a barrier to water, 
which should rise from the water table. The upper six inches then 
becomes dry, as the capillary action of water movement is blocked. 
Plants grown on this plow-depleted soil attract insects, while their 
vitamin and mineral content is depleted. The plants become sickly 
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Seeing this result, the farmer then decides that the problem is 
the lack of some element in the soil, not realizing that it is the plow 
which has interfered with the capillary action of water in the soil. He 
then becomes a ready customer for large quantities of chemical 
fertilizers. One of the principal producers of these fertilizers was the 
Rockefeller-controlled American Agricultural and Chemical 
Company. Not surprisingly, one of its directors, John C. Traphagen, 
was also a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and 
the Rockefeller Institute of Medicine. A prime mover and director of 
the American Cancer Society, Traphagen was president of the Bank 
of New York, and director of the Fifth Avenue Bank. He was also a 
director of Wyandotte Chemicals, Hudson Insurance, Brokers and 
Shippers Insurance, Caledonian American Insurance, Foreign 
Bondholders Protective Association, Sun Insurance, Ltd. (one of the 
three principal Rothschild firms), Atlantic Mutual Insurance, Eagle 
Fire Insurance, Norwich Union Fire Insurance, Ltd., International 
Nickel, Royal Insurance Company, Royal Liverpool Insurance, and 
many other London insurance firms, most of whom were within the 
Rothschild orbit. 

Also on the board of American Agricultural and Chemical was 
John Foster Dulles, of the Wall Street law firm, Sullivan and 
Cromwell; he served as Eisenhower's Secretary of State while his 
brother Allen was head of the Central Intelligence Agency. Dulles 
was also a director of International Nickel, Bank of New York, 
American Banknote Company (which furnished the paper used by 
the Federal Reserve System to print its paper money, which was 
backed by paper bonds) and chairman of the Carnegie Endowment 
for International Peace, of which Alger Hiss was President, director 
of the New York Public Library, Union Theological Seminary, and 
the New York State Banking Board. Dulles had been secretary at the 
Hague Peace Conference in 1907, and served as his uncle's secretary 
at the Paris Peace Conference in 1918, Robert Lansing, Wilson's 
Secretary of State. Dulles later served on the Reparations 
Commission and the Supreme Economic Council with Bernard 
Baruch in 1919; he attended the Berlin Debt Conference in 1933, 
and was American delegate to the United Nations in San Francisco 
when Alger Hiss wrote the United Nations Charter in 1945. Both 
Dulles and brother Allen had attended a historic conference with 
Baron Kurt von Schroder and Adolf Hitler in Cologne in 1933, 
when the Dulles brothers assured Hitler that Wall Street bankers 
would advance him the money to launch his Nazi regime in 
Germany. 

Also on the board of American Ag & Chem was George C. 
Clark of the investment bankers, Clark and Dodge; John R. Dillon, 
chairman of Unexcelled Chemical Company, Lone Start Cement, 
and was also a theatre tycoon, director of National Theatres, 
Twentieth Century Fox, Skouras Theatres, and also an aircraft 
tycoon, as director of Curtiss-Wright and Wright Aeronautical; also 
on the board was banker Robert Stone, partner of Hayden Stone, 
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Company, Punta Alegre Sugar Company, U.S. Envelope, John P. 
Chase Company, Philadelphia and Norfolk Steamship Company, 
Amoskeag Company and William Whitmore Company. 

Another member of Ag & Chem was Elliott V. Bell, who was 
also director of the American Cancer Society. He had been a 
financial writer for the New York Times from 1929 to 1939, which 
gave him entree into the highest financial circles. He became 
economic adviser to Thomas Dewey in 1940, Supt. of Banks for 
New York State from 1947-49, director of McGraw Hill, editor of 
the business magazine Business-week, director of Rockefeller's 
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York Life, New York Telephone 
Company, Tricontinental Corporation, Revere Copper and Brass and 
other firms. He also was appointed to the Committee on Social 
Security Finance for HEW, and trustee of the John S. Guggenheim 
Foundation, the Roger Straus Foundation. His daughter is a leading 
New York socialite, Mrs. Thomas Hoving, one of the "beautiful 
people." 

The use of chemical fertilizers caused the protein content of 
vegetables to drop steadily at the rate of ten per cent a year. 
However, the most dangerous effect, and the probable cause of 
much nutritionally induced disease, was the fact that chemical 
fertilizer reduced the amount of potassium in the soil, while 
increasing the amount of sodium. Potassium and sodium are the 
leaders of the two electrically opposite groups. Inactive potassium in 
the system precipitates illness, especially cancer. The increased 
sodium may explain the dramatic increase in the incidence of high 
blood pressure throughout the United States, because our population 
is ingesting steadily increasing amounts of sodium from foods 
grown in chemically fertilized soil, while simultaneously suffering 
from the effects of steadily declining levels of potassium in the 
human system. Potassium is especially necessary for the regulation 
of the heart beat; its lack in the body makes the system prone to 
sudden heart attacks. 

Nutritionists now believe that the use of chemical fertilizers in 
the soil causes seventy per cent of all anemia in the citizens of the 
United States, because these fertilizers do not replace iron in the 
soil, but actually remove it. 

The use of chemical fertilizers also accelerated the domination 
of the world's grain supply by large corporations which are closely 
affiliated with the Rockefeller interests. In 1919, the largest grain 
grower in the world was the Montana Farming Corporation. At that 
time, wheat was selling for a guaranteed price of $2.20 a bushel and 
the combine was raking in huge profits. Montana's board of 
directors was headed by J. P. Morgan, whose vast interests in 
banking, steel and railroads had given no inkling of his desire to 
become a farmer; Morgan was serving on the Federal Advisory 
Council of the Federal Reserve Board, representing the New York 
central banking area. His associates on the board of Montana 
Farming were Rockefeller's banker, James Stillman of the National 
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Rockefeller; Francis Hinckley Sisson, vice-president of the Morgan 
controlled bank, Guaranty Trust — it is now Morgan Guaranty Trust; 
Charles D. Norton, whom Morgan placed as President Taft's 
personal secretary during the Taft presidency. Norton served as 
president of Morgan's First National Bank (later merged with 
Rockefeller's National City Bank to form the present banking giant, 
Citibank). Norton had been one of the original conspirators present 
at Jekyl Island to secretly draft the Federal Reserve Act. He was a 
director of Montgomery Ward, Equitable Life, ATT, Tidewater Oil, 
and the Delaware and Lackawanna Railroad. He was also director of 
a number of Morgan's favorite charities, the American Red Cross, 
the Russell Sage Foundation and the Metropolitan Museum. Also on 
the board of Montana Farming was Charles H. Sabin, a director of 
Guaranty Trust, Merchants and Metals National Bank, president of 
the Asia Banking Corporation, American Foreign Securities 
Corporation, the Mackay Companies, Postal Telegraph and many 
other firms. 

Today, the world grain trade is firmly in the hand of five firms, 
Cargill, Continental Grain, Louis Dreyfus, Bunge and Andre. These 
firms have waxed rich and powerful by riding the tide of the 
supergrains developed by the Rockefeller Trust. They maintain 
close contact with these interests, and the banking interests of the 
Rockefellers, relying principally on the Chase Manhattan 
international network. These firms have also profited from the 
Rockefeller Foundation's development of hybrid seeds, notably 
corn. From a commercial standpoint, the attraction of the hybrids is 
that they cannot reproduce themselves. As a result, the farmer has to 
ante up the money to buy a new supply of the hybrid seeds each 
year. Hybrid seeds have another great attraction for the monopolists; 
they give the parent company, which owns the patent, a monopoly 
on that particular variety of seed. Thus we have the twin factors of 
commercial viability and monopoly to give the banks and the 
Chemical Trust a stranglehold on the American Farmer. Hybrid 
seeds yield an average increase of twenty to thirty per cent more per 
acre, which is a strong selling point to the farmer. Likewise the 
"miracle wheat" which was originated at the International Maize and 
Wheat Improvement Center at El Butan, Mexico, resulted in the 
development of a wheat strain which could stand up under the force 
of lashing rains and tropical storms. It was produced by crossing 
Mexican wheat with the strains of Japanese dwarfs which had short, 
tough stems. Norin-10, from the island of Honshu, was hardy 
enough to stand up under Japanese typhoons. It became the type 
which made the "green revolution" a reality. After 1960, the 
Mexican station released a long line of wheats, Nanair 60, for the 
year 1960, Pitic 62, Penjamo 62, Sonora 64, Lerma Rojo 64, India 
66, Siete Cerros 66, Super X 67, Yecoar 70, and Cajeme 71. 
Although they required intensive fertilization and irrigation, they all 
could thrive in tropical countries. The Big Five wield enormous 
political and financial power because of their enormous cash flow, 
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maintain political stability. This was demonstrated during what 
historians now call the Great Soviet Grain Robbery in 1972. 
Arranged by Henry Kissinger, longtime Rockefeller stooge from the 
Chase Manhattan Bank, this deal bailed out the tottering Soviet 
government, while costing the American taxpayer many billions. In 
July, 1972, the Soviet Union bought wheat from the United States, 
in an attempt to compensate for the disastrous incompetence of the 
Soviet communal system of agriculture. In 1963, Russia had begun 
a policy of purchasing wheat from abroad by buying 6.8 million 
tons from Canada for $500 million. To pay for the purchases from 
the United States in 1972, the Soviet Union was allowed to cover 
the payment in the following manner; the central bank of Hungary, 
acting for the Soviet Union, placed an order to sell the dollar short 
for $20 billion. Secretary of the Treasury, John Connally, then 
devalued the dollar by ten per cent. The Soviet Union made $4 
billion on its short selling of the dollar, and paid for the grain. 
Michel Sidona, who had been deeply involved with the Rothschilds 
and the Hambro family in international financial manipulations, 
described the process from his prison cell, where he was later found 
dead. "In its fathomless naivete, the United States has provided the 
Soviet Union with $4 billion, money that has since doubtless been 
invested in the destruction of its benefactors; I began to see then that 
America was the consort of its own ruin. I tell you, in all of history, 
no power has so blindly armed and succored its enemies as she." 

The Soviet grain deal resulted in increasing the price of all food 
supplies in the United States by twenty per cent. Because of 
restrictions imposed by Congress on shipping grain in foreign 
vessels, a measure which had been passed to aid our dwindling 
maritime fleet, the Soviet grain purchases in 1972 cost the American 
taxpayer an additional fifty-five million dollars in subsidies to bulk 
carriers. The American carriers shipped the grain for sixteen dollars 
a ton, although foreign vessels would have carried it for nine dollars 
a ton. 

To this day, only a few international grain traders and Soviet 
officials actually know the price charged for forty million tons of 
grain which the Soviets bought from the United States between 
1971 and 1977. Officials at the U.S. Dept, of Agriculture state that 
they have no records on the price paid, or whether it was ever paid. 
Only Henry Kissinger knows, and he is not telling. 

The Big Five grain dealers are also heavily involved in 
currency manipulations, trading vast sums each day in currency 
futures, because their grain deals cause great fluctuations in the 
valuation of world currencies. With their inside track, they make 
huge profits whether the value of the currencies moves up or down. 
Cargill now has 25% of the world's grain trade; Bunge of Argentina 
has 20%; Continental Grain began operations during the Napoleonic 
Wars, supplying grain to both sides; it has 25% of the world grain 
trade — the present head of the firm, Michel Fribourg, owns 90% of 
the stock, with his son Rene; Michel Fribourg was a French citizen 
who joined the U.S. Army Intelligence during World War II; he 



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subsequently became a U.S. citizen; Andre, a Swiss family 
belonging to a strict sect of Swiss Calvinists who are members of 
the worldwide and very militant Plymouth Brethren; and Dreyfus, 
which has twenty per cent of the world grain trade. Dreyfus is now 
headed by Nathaniel Samuels, who served on President Nixon's 
team as Under Secretary for Economic Affairs. The chairman of 
Bunge, Walter Klein, whose office is at One Chase Manhattan 
Plaza, New York, is a policy-making official of the U.S. -USSR 
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Chapter 8 

Contamination of 
the Food Chain 



The National Academy of Sciences recently estimated that 15% 
of the American people are presently afflicted with allergies to one 
or more chemical products. The study pointed out that we are 
exposed to more toxic chemicals while inside our homes than when 
we go out. The chemicals which are found in every home include 
benzene, which causes leukemia; the common moth spray and 
mothballs containing para-dichlo-robenzene, whose use forms an 
invisibly but damaging gas in some thirty million American homes; 
lindane, a common pesticide; chlordane, used for termite control 
(chlordane has been much in the news lately because of some 
families who became deathly ill after their homes has been treated 
by professional termite exterminators; one couple had to move out 
and totally abandon their home, after inspectors informed them there 
was no way it could be sufficiently cleansed of the chlordane 
residues to be habitable). Chloroform compounds are much more 
common in homes than is popularly realized. The EPA has found 
that chloroform levels inside of homes was five times greater than 
outside. Persons taking hot shower baths inside a closed shower 
curtain are unaware that they are inhaling substantial amounts of 
chloroform from the steam. Heating the water releases the chlorine 
in the heavily chlorinated water, which then emerges as a gas while 
the hot water comes from the nozzle. A daily shower is guaranteed 
to give you a chloroform high. Formaldehyde is also present in 
many homes in a number of commonly used compounds. 

The daily ingestion of minute portions of any or all of these 
household chemicals contributes to the development of cancers, as 
they are sufficiently toxic to become carcinogenic in daily contact. 
However, Dr. A. Samuel Epstein, a noted cancer authority from the 
University of Illinois, states that "Food is the single most important 
route of exposure for humans to synthetic chemicals." Jim Sibbinson 
estimated that the average American ingests some nine pounds of 
chemicals in foodstuffs each year, meaning chemicals so toxic that a 
fraction of an ounce can cause serious illness or death. These 
chemicals are put into our food chain as additives, preservatives, 
dyes, bleaches, emulsifiers, antioxidants, flavors, buffers, noxious 
sprays, acidifiers, alkalizers, deodorants, moisteners, anti-caking and 
anti-foaming agents, conditioners, curers, hydrolizers, 
hydrogenators, drying agents, gases, extenders, thickeners, 
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Most Americans are not aware that of the more than five 
thousand chemical additives in the foods which they eat every day, 
about one-third are known to be harmless, another third are 
described by the Food and Drag Administration as "gras," an 
acronym for "generally recognized as safe," and the other third, 
almost 2,000 chemicals, are being used in large amounts, even 
though they have never been adequately tested for possible harmful 
results. An effort was made to control the use of these chemicals by 
Rep. James J. Delaney of New York, in 1958. He introduced the 
Delaney clause, which was enacted into law. It stated that if any 
food additive is found to induce cancer when ingested by man or 
animal, it is to be designated unsafe and cannot be used. 

The Delaney Committee, which conducted Hearings from 1950 
to 1952, listed 704 chemical additives, of which only 428 were 
known to be safe. The other 276, which continued to be used 
without any proof that they were safe, meant that the food 
processors were playing Russian roulette with the American 
consumer. Even so, it was another six years before the Delaney 
Amendment became law, requiring testing of these additives. In the 
ensuing years, some of these chemicals have been dropped in favor 
of other substances, while others continue to be used without any 
positive tests to indicate whether they are safe or unsafe. For more 
than fifty years, food colorings had been made from such poisonous 
substances as lead, chromium, and arsenic. In any case, the crux of 
the Delaney Amendment called for the testing of food additives to 
find whether they caused cancer in man or animal. The catch is that 
most additives are only tested for toxicity, not for their propensity to 
cause cancer. 

Coumarin, which was a key ingredient of imitation vanilla 
flavoring, had been in continuous use for seventy-five years before 
it was found to produce serious liver damage in laboratory animals. 
An artificial sweetening agent, dulcin, was used as a sugar substitute 
for fifty years before it was found to produce cancers in test animals. 
Butter yellow was found to cause cancer of the liver, that is, AB and 
OB Yellow. Mineral oil, the famous Rockefeller cancer cure of the 
mid- 1800s, which was now used in many salad dressings, was found 
to prevent the absorption by the body of vitamins and other 
nutritional needs. 

The 1938 Food and Drag Cosmetics Act certified nineteen dyes 
for use in foods. Since then, three have been decertified, leaving 
sixteen for use in foods. The label "certified" simply means that it is 
pure — it offers no clue as to its possible effects on the human 
system. Dr. Arthur A. Nelson reported that FDA tests in 1957 
reported that ten of the thirteen certified dyes then in use had 
produced cancers when injected under the skin of rats. Science 
writer, Earl Ubell, estimated that humans would get twice as much 
of these dyes by mouth as the rats had injected under their skin. The 
oil-soluble colors were so poisonous that the rats died before the 
scientist could see whether any cancer had developed. Nine of the 
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Orange No. 1 — used in fish pastes, carbonated beverages, 
jellies, puddings and many other foods (now decertified). 

Orange No. 2 — Cheese, margarine, candies, exteriors of 
orange fruit (now decertified). 

Yellow No. 1 — Confectionery, spaghetti and other pastas, 
baked goods, beverages. 

Yellow No. 3 (Yellow AB) — Edible fats, margarine, butter, 
candy. 

Yellow No. 4 (Yellow OB) — Margarine, butter, candy. 

Green No. 1 — Cordials, candy, bakery goods, soft drinks, 
jellies, frozen desserts. 

Green No. 2 — Frozen desserts, candies, cakes, jellies, biscuits, 
cordials. 

Green No. 3 — Bakery products, candies, jellies, desserts. 

Blue No. 1 — Frozen desserts, jellies, puddings, ice cream, 
candies, cake, icings. 

Yellow AB and Yellow OB, which are known cancer hazards, 
have been widely used to color margarine and butter. They are made 
from a dangerous chemical called beta-napth-ylamine. It is notable 
because it has low toxicity, that is, it is not poisonous in its effect, 
but it is one of the most carcinogenic substances known. Orange No. 
2, O-tylazo-2-naphthol, which had been used heavily in United 
States, the food industry using thousands of pounds of Orange No. 2 
annually, was finally discontinued in 1956 when it was found to 
induce intestinal polyps and cancer in test animals. 

White bread, which had long been known to cause brain 
seizures in dogs, because of the loss of critical nutritional 
ingredients in processing the beautiful white flour, has in recent 
years been enriched with a wide variety of vitamins and nutrients. 
However, a shot of synthetic vitamins, another shot of emulsifier to 
keep it soft, and the addition of other ingredients, suggests that it 
might well be produced from a test tube instead of a bakery. 

Emanuel Kaplan and Ferdinand A. Dorff, researchers with the 
Health Department in Baltimore, presented a report, "Exotic 
Chemicals in Food," which was presented at a meeting of FDA 
officials. We quote, 

"Fet us quickly consider the chemical treatment of the various 
ingredients used in bakery practice. The flour is derived from seeds 
probably treated for plant disease protection with organic mercurials 
or similar agents, and the seeds are planted on soil influenced by 
fertilizers. Selenium (an extremely poisonous mineral substance) 
may be extracted from the soil. In milling, flour is treated with 
improvers, oxidizing agents such as persulfate, bromate, iodate and 
nitrogen tricholoride, which affect protease activity and gluten 
properties. 

"Bleaching agents such as oxides of nitrogen, chlorine and 
benzoyl peroxide convert the yellow carotenoid pigment to colorless 
compounds because of alleged consumer desire for white bread. 
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Mineral salts may be added to stabilize gas-retaining properties of 
flour gluten. Cynanide or chlorinated organic compounds may be 
employed in fumigation of the resulting flour in storage. 

"The water used may be chemically purified by means of alum, 
soda ash, copper sulfate and chlorine . . . Ammonium salts and other 
chemicals are employed as yeast nutrients. Chemical leaveners may 
contain sodium bicarbonate, alum, tartrates, phosphates, starch, and 
cream of tartar. Fluorine is a possible natural contaminant of the 
phosphate . . . Oleomargarine, if used, may have added color, 
vitamin A, neutralizes, interface modifiers and preservatives; or the 
margarine may be packed in a preservative-treated wrapper. Mineral 
oil is frequently used as a dough trough or pan lubricant . . . Milk or 
milk products may contain neutralizer and antioxidants . . . Artificial 
coal tar color may be used . . . Stabilizers and thickeners such as 
gums and treated starches may be employed as fillers. Synthetic 
flavors used contain glycerine, alcohol or substitute chemicals as 
solvents for a variety of alcohols, esters, acids, and ketones, and 
may contain saccharine. (Ed. Note: This would probably be replaced 
today by aspartame, an artificial sweetener widely used, which is 
said to cause brain seizures.) Spices may be natural spices subjected 
to fumigants or solvent-extracted spice essences. Mold inhibitors 
such as calcium propionate may be employed and the final product 
may be contaminated on the store shelf with insecticidal powders 
such as sodium fluoride." 

Since this report was delivered in the 1950s, many new 
chemicals have come onto the market, whose properties may be 
either more or less dangerous than those listed by Kaplan and Dorff. 
The increasing use of hydrogenated oils, and their linkage to heart 
disease, offers an additional area for concern. More than a billion 
pounds of hydrogenated oils are now used annually. 

It is estimated that almost half of the American population, 
more than 1 00 million citizens, now suffer from some form of 
chronic illness, of which 25 million are allergic disorders. These 
allergies are increasingly found to be caused by exposure to or 
ingestion of some chemical substance. 20 million Americans have 
nervous disorders; 10 million have stomach ulcers; 700,000 suffer 
from cancer, and lesser numbers suffer from such diseases as lupus 
and muscular dystrophy. 

In 1917-18, of the draftees for World War I, 21.3% were 
rejected and 9.9% placed in "limited service" because of various 
handicaps. In the Korean War period, after World War II, from 
1947-1955, 52% of the draftees were rejected for physical and 
mental defects, a 21% increase since World War I, despite the great 
"advances" which the United States had supposedly made in 
nutrition, medical care, meals for school children, and other marks 
of progress. These figures also do not take into account that 
standards for World War I draftees were much higher than in World 
War II. In 1955, 25% of all draftees from New York City, aged from 
21 to 26, were turned down for heart ailments. Of some 200 
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advanced stages of heart disease. Dr. Jolliffe reported to Congress in 
1955 that, "Whereas coronary heart disease was a rarity prior to 
1920, it has now become the No. One cause of death in the 45 to 64 
year old age group as well as after 65." How much of this was due 
to the increase in the use of chlorinated water supplies after World 
War I, Dr. Jolliffe does not say. Although specialists know that the 
ingestion of chlorine is a primary factor in the formation of 
arteriosclerotic plaques on the walls of arteries, no studies have been 
commissioned to determine the use of chlorine as a factor in the 
increase of deaths from heart failure. Dr. Mendelsohn has noted, 
fluoridation of water is one of the Four Holy Waters of the Church 
of Modern Medicine. Scientists dare not tamper with what is 
essentially a religious and emotional conviction. 

Dr. Mendelsohn also points out the possible contradictions in 
the American Medical Association's frequent admonitions to get 
your daily supply of the Big Four for adequate nutrition, that is, 
vegetables and fruits, grains, meats and dairy products. Dr. 
Mendelsohn points out that many groups cannot tolerate cow's milk 
because of enzymatic deficiencies. Some studies show that 75% of 
the world's peoples are lactose intolerant, and cannot digest cow's 
milk. 

One of the post World War II epidemics was the worldwide 
reaction to the extensive use of DDT, even though DDT had come 
into being as the supposed guardian against epidemics during the 
war. Its use had been advertised as the miracle pesticide which 
would prevent outbreaks of various diseases in the war-ravaged 
nations of the world. However, DDT was eventually found to be a 
cumulative poison in the human system, much like sodium fluoride. 
Not only were considerable concentrations of DDT being 
accumulated in man's fatty tissues, but he also was consuming 
additional amounts in every forkful of food that he ate. Nobel Prize 
winner Dr. Otto Warburg heralded the dangers of DDT when he 
warned that any poison which interferes with the respiration of the 
cells causes irreparable damage and produces degenerative diseases 
such as cancer. Despite such warnings, from 1947 to 1956, the 
annual production of DDT quadrupled to an annual total of more 
than five hundred million pounds. The Public Health Service 
analyzed food in a Federal prison for DDT content, finding stewed 
fruit with 69 ppm content, bread with 1 00 ppm DDT content, while 
lard used in the preparation of food was estimated to have 2500 ppm 
DDT. Tests also showed that it took many years to lower the amount 
of DDT stored in body fat. DDT is even more persistent in soil; 
seven years after DDT was applied to test plots 80% of it remained. 
Orchards and farms which used DDT in annual spraying built up 
enormous amounts in the soil. DDT has since been banned, but the 
residues remain. Even after the ban, Monsanto continued to make 
huge profits from the sale of DDT by exporting it to other countries. 
Another commonly used pesticide, chloridane, was found to be four 
times as toxic as DDT. Another substance which was later banned 
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Produced by the chemical conglomerate, U.S. Rubber, in 1951, 
aramite came under a barrage of criticism. Despite the widespread 
publication of FDA tests proving its dangers, it remained in use until 
the spring of 1958, when it was finally withdrawn. 

Some substances containing arsenic are still found in foodstuffs 
as pesticide residue and as a food additive for poultry and livestock. 
Selocide, a pesticide based on selenium, was found to produce 
cirrhosis of the liver in persons ingesting food which had been 
treated with this chemical. After two hundred children became ill 
from eating dyed popcorn at a Christmas party, the FDA announced 
decertification of the three dyes involved, Red No. 32, Orange 1 and 
Orange 2. A government report stated that, 

"When FD&C Red No. 32 was fed to rats at a level of 2.0 per 
cent of the diet, all the rats died within a week. At a 1.0 per cent 
level, death occurred within 12 days. At 0.5 per cent, most of the 
rats died within 26 days. At 0.25 per cent approximately half of the 
rats died within 3 months. All of the rats showed marked growth 
retardation and anemia. Autopsy revealed moderate to marked liver 
damage. Similar but less severe results were obtained with rats on a 
diet containing 0.1 per cent of FD&C Red No. 32 ... Dogs taking 
1 00 milligrams per kilogram of body weight per day showed 
moderate weight loss ... A single dose gave diarrhea in the majority 
of the dogs tested." 

Tests of Orange No. 1 gave similar results as FD&C Red No. 
32. More that half of the Florida orange crop was run through these 
dyes to give them a beautiful orange color, instead of the pale green 
which was their normal color at the time of picking. Canned and 
frozen orange juice often contained larger amounts of these dyes, 
because packers bought "packing house reject," which were deemed 
unsuitable for grocery store marketing. 

Although the Christmas Party which highlighted the perils of 
these dyes took place in December 1955, manufacturers were told 
they could legally use up stocks of these colors. The ban went into 
effect February 15, 1956, but it had been in the making since 
December 19, 1953, two years before the near fatal party. 

One of the more common food processes today is the 
hydrogenation process which destroys all nutritional value. The 
process consists of saturating the fatty acids with hydrogen under 
pressure, with temperatures up to 410 F. with a metal catalyst, either 
nickel, platinum or copper, for as long as eight hours; after this 
treatment, it becomes an inert or dead substance. Flydrogenated oils 
in margarine used for cooking break down into dangerous toxins 
when heated, although butter can be heated for long periods of time 
without forming toxins. 

Despite the well publicized dangers of chemical food additives 
and other nutritional problems, the principal charitable health 
foundations have for years strongly opposed any linkage of diet, 
nutrition and health. This program was originally laid down for 
them many years ago by the famous quack, Morris Fishbein, and the 
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these precepts, as coming from the original prophet, in the ensuing 
decades. AMA officials testified before a Senate Committee that 
there is no proof that diet is related to disease, adding the warning 
that changing American eating habits might lead to "economic 
dislocation." The Arthritis Foundation assures its place in the sun by 
regular reiterations of its claims that arthritis is incurable, although 
this has never prevented the foundation from annual fund-raising 
drives to collect money for a "cure." This foundation denounces any 
food supplements or health detoxification programs to cleanse the 
system, leaving this to the province of individualistic health care 
practitioners in California. The foundation also opposes the 
following of rotary diets which could uncover food allergies in 
arthritis patients. In 1985, the Arthritis Foundation collected $36.2 
million, as one of a small group of "monopoly-disease" groups 
which have established their claim to a particular disease, a feature 
which is very attractive to the Medical Monopoly which approves 
their positions. Its sister foundations, National Multiple Sclerosis, 
United Cerebral Palsy, and the Lupus Foundation are equally 
protective towards their stakes in the "Monopoly diseases," which 
the Super Rich have staked out as well-defined and unchallengeable 
claims. Reports of cures of arthritis by abstaining from such acid- 
producing foods as beef, chocolate and milk, while routine, are 
totally denied by the Arthritis Foundation. One San Francisco doctor 
published his findings after curing the most advanced cases or 
rheumatoid arthritis by banning all fruits, meats, wheat and dairy 
products, a rigorous regimen which those patients willing to abide 
by it found to produce total relief. 

The American Cancer Society also routinely branded all 
metabolic-nutritional approaches to cancer treatment as "anecdotal 
links to cancer prevention" which constitute "quackery," the famous 
designation for nonapproved medical treatment which was 
publicized for years by America's two most famous quacks, 

Simmons and Fishbein. However, in 1887, just after the founding of 
the New York Cancer hospital, an Albany, New York physician 
published a book, "Diet in Cancer," by Dr. Ephraim Cutter, Kellogg 
Books, pp. 19-26, in which he wrote, "Cancer is a disease of 
nutrition." In 1984, faced by a growing tide of publicity about the 
efficacy of diet and nutrition in many cancer cases, the American 
Cancer Society did a reluctant flipflop, offering the cautious 
assertion that diet and vitamins might offer some slight benefit. ACS 
continued to ignore the facts showing that the record of increase in 
the use of food additives paralleled the annual increase in the cancer 
toll. From 1940 to 1977, the American intake of food colorings and 
additives increased tenfold, while the per capita consumption of 
fruits and vegetables declined. Later studies have shown an inverse 
association between the daily intake of green or yellow vegetables 
and the mortality rates from cancer. Studies of victims of prostate 
cancer, now epidemic among American men, showed a high intake 
of fats, milk, meats and coffee. It was recommended that baked 



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goods should be avoided, whether because of additives or the danger 
of aluminum compounds was not stated. 

There has also been a fivefold increase in the intake of fried 
food in the United States, most of which has come through the "fast 
food" outlets. The use of fats in these outlets, with little supervision 
and inadequately trained personnel, means that deep frying fats are 
reused over long periods of time. These reused fats have been 
proved to be mutagenic in laboratory tests, and are listed as 
potentially carcinogenic by researchers. 

The Washington Post, January 23, 1988, noted that of 60,000 
chemicals now in general use, only two per cent have been tested for 
toxicity. Many Americans can testify about the drastic effects of 
many chemicals, especially pesticides. Colman McCarthy recently 
complained in his Washington Post column that "The environmental 
war against bugs escalates as a war against people." The widespread 
use of such chemicals as sevin, malathion, and surban on private 
lawns, golf courses and public parks has resulted in a number of 
deaths, with an unknown number whose cause was never recorded. 
One man in a Washington suburb walked across a recently sprayed 
golf course; he went home and died. He had absorbed a lethal 
amount of pesticide through his lowcut ankle socks. A 
cardiovascular surgeon who has treated 17,000 patients in the last 
twelve years at his Environmental Health Center in Dallas estimates 
that between ten and twenty per cent of the American population is 
being seriously harmed by chemicals. Thousands of school children 
sit in classrooms for six hours a day breathing in residues of 
asbestos, formaldehyde and other chemicals, which the school 
officials have no idea are present. 

One physician graphically recorded her illness in the New 
Yorker, January 4, 1988; she was suffering from a tightness in the 
chest, wheezing, gastro-intestinal problems, anorexia, nausea, 
vomiting and cramps, as well as weight loss, fatigue and general 
twitching. She sought aid from another physician, who was puzzled 
by these symptoms; she finally looked in a medical book, and found 
all of her symptoms listed together as the result of exposure to 
organophosphates pesticide. She had a weekend cottage in which 
her exterminator had used organophosphates to kill an invasion of 
small ants. On subsequent weekends, she had been sitting in the 
fumigation chamber whenever she went into her cottage; the 
exterminator had used Durshan, an organophosphate, and Ficam, a 
methyl carbonate. After finding out what her problem was, she was 
able to counter them with the recommended treatment, oral atropine, 
but she found that her system had now become sensitized to these 
pesticides. If she went into any area where they had been used, all of 
her symptoms returned. 

This physician wryly pointed out that it is routine for 
physicians to diagnose her symptoms as psychosomatic, or even as 
mental illness; because she was a physician herself, the doctor she 
had consulted had not turned her away with this standard response, 
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Librium. The list of poisons encountered in every day life is a long 
one. For years, people died suddenly from inhaling the fumes of a 
common cleaning agent, carbon tetrachloride, but it took years 
before it was finally withdrawn from general sale. Recent reports 
found that 35% of all chickens in grocery store meat boxes contain 
significant amounts of salmonella, a notorious cause of gastric 
illness and death. 

Twelve million pounds of cyclamates a year are now used in 
foodstuffs; this is mostly produced by Abbott Laboratories. A 
University of Wisconsin study in 1966 recommended that 
cyclamates be removed from all foodstuffs. It was found that the 
ingestion of cyclamates affected the eye's reaction to light. 
Cyclamates were also found to cause excess loss of potassium if a 
person was using one of the very common thiazide drugs for high 
blood pressure, as millions of Americans do. It was also found that 
cyclamates interfered with the action of diabetic drugs, although the 
purpose of the widespread use was advertised to be a solution to the 
problems of diabetics, who would thereby consume less sugar. It 
also shows indications of causing bladder cancer. 

In Midland, Michigan, DOW Chemical had to shut down its 
2,4,5T plant because the workers were suffering from Chloracne, a 
skin disease for which there is no known method of treatment. For 
years, oranges had been gussied up for public sale by coating them 
with biphenyl, the chemical which is used in the embalming process 
in mortuaries. One of the world's most widely consumed foodstuffs 
is pasta, the Italian word for paste. In fact, pasta, or spaghetti, is 
ground wheat which is mixed with water to form a paste. In 
libraries, it is known as library paste. Millions of people eat this 
congealed paste every day. Macaroni, another common food, is 
dehydrated concentrated starch. Milk is the most mucous-forming 
part of the average American diet; drinking milk causes the system 
to become clogged, resulting in colds, which often develop into flu, 
asthma or pneumonia. Some 75% of the world's population is 
unable to digest cow's milk, a fact which has never discouraged a 
single dairy company from advertising on television that "Milk Is 
Good For You." 

Soft drinks contain large amounts of the chemical citric acid, 
which acts to increase the acidity level of the entire body. The 
results are frequently manifested as mouth cankers and duodenal 
ulcers. Caramel, also widely used, is prepared from ammonia; its 
ingestion causes mental disorders in children. Cola drinks, from a 
derivative of cocaine, increase heart action, cause irritability of the 
nerves and resultant insomnia, and can cause paralysis of the heart. 
Beer contains gypsum, which is better known as plaster of paris. 
Hops in beer cause a hypnotic effect and can cause delirium 
tremens. (The only case of delirium tremens ever observed by the 
present writer occurred in a soldier who drank nothing stronger than 
beer. This puzzled me at the time, because I had always heard that 
delirium tremens was found only in those who ingested large 
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Widely used food additives, colors and seasonings include 
cochineal, used to produce a bright red color; it is made from the 
bodies of dried lice. Food colors have been the subjects of warnings 
for many years; Arthur Kallet in 1933 published findings that the 
widely used colors Violet 1 and Citrus Red 2 (used for coloring 
oranges) were definitely carcinogenic. A few years ago, a number of 
health cure products featuring hexochlorophene, a highly 
recommended antiseptic substance, were hastily withdrawn from the 
market. It was found that phisohex, a product then used daily in 
every hospital in the United States, had caused death when rubbed 
on the skin of babies. Phisohex was also featured in feminine 
hygiene sprays, Dial soap, shampoos, toothpaste, and many 
feminine cosmetics; all of these products contained dangerous 
concentrations of hexachlorophene. Not only was it manufactured 
from the same chemical as DOW's deadly weedkillers, 2,4,5T and 
2,4D; it is also closely related to the deadly dioxin, which has been 
much in the news. It was only after many years of health care use 
that products containing hexachlorophene were found to produce 
dangerous reactions in babies washed or rubbed with any products 
containing it, although the relationship with the deadly dioxin was 
only made public much later. Even with this revelation, it required a 
ten year struggle to get the highly profitable hexachlorophene 
products off the market. 

The commonly used food colors amaranth (red); bordeaux 
(brown); orange (yellow); procean (scarlet) all are derived from 
compounding nitrogen and benzene (a distillate of coal), which is 
also a commonly used motor fuel. Manufacturers dye their 
beverages with napthol (yellow), guinea green, which is derived 
from the reaction of chloroform or benzene and aluminum chloride 
to produce a dark green; tartrazene (yellow) is manufactured by 
producing a reaction of acetophene on diazomethane to produce a 
poisonous chemical which is then used in coloring food. 

Dr. Samuel West explains the death from shock, which often 
occurs just after an accident or an operation, results from trapped 
blood proteins, which attract excess sodium and cause the death of 
the body, beginning at the cell level. 

Recommendations for better nutrition include eating starches 
with fats or green vegetables; eating fruits alone; and seasoning with 
herbs. The effect of herbs is that they work electrically on the 
system, meaning that they work quickly, and that they cause 
"miraculous" changes. The admonitions to drink cow's milk forbear 
from explaining that cow's milk is a substance far removed in nature 
from human mother's milk. It contains 300% more casein, because it 
is designed by nature for a calf which can increase its gross weight 
from one to two thousand pounds in six to eight weeks; no human 
grows at such a fast rate. 

Alfalfa is a highly recommended substance by many 
nutritionists because of its structure; its chlorophyll molecule is a 
web of carbon and hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen atoms grouped 
around a single atom of magnesium; this is similar to the structure 



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of hemoglobin, the red corpuscle, except that the atoms are grouped 
around a single atom of iron instead of magnesium. 

A recommended treatment for kidney stones is lemon juice in a 
glass of water, or a combination of carrot and beet juice. The present 
writer has obtained quick relief and shrinking of a kidney stone in 
the ureter by drinking quantities of cranberry juice. These juices 
apparently begin to dissolve the stone, which then passes without 
effort. The stone is usually an oxide, an accumulation of minerals or 
oxides which forms a hard stone. 

Although canning of food became very popular during the 
nineteenth century, as an ideal method of preserving large quantities 
of food which would otherwise be thrown away, the canning process 
heats the food until it destroys the enzymes. Heating food over 130 
degrees eliminates the enzymes, which are the keystone to growth in 
the system. Enzymes take on minerals and use them for growth. 

The surplus of elements left over from the manufacture of 
atomic bombs now threatens us with another "magical" process, the 
process of preserving food by irradiating it. Cobalt 60, one of these 
atomic bomb leftovers, is now being offered to food irradiators for 
$100,000 per kilo. Should the food irradiation program fall through, 
this byproduct of atomic bombs will have to be disposed of by the 
manufacturer at great expense. It is a repetition of the dilemmas 
which brought us such public "boons" as chlorination of water after 
World War I and nitrate fertilizers after World War II. 

The first commercial use of food irradiation took place in 
occupied West Germany in 1957, where it was used experimentally 
to sterilize spices used in the manufacture of sausages. The results 
were so disturbing that the West German government was forced to 
ban it in 1958. At the same time, the Soviet Union had begun to use 
irradiation to inhibit the sprouting of potatoes in storage; in 1959, 
the Soviets used it for the disinfestation of grain. Canada, which is 
heavily influenced by pro-Soviet representatives in its government, 
began to use irradiation on potatoes in 1960. The U.S. Food and 
Drug Cosmetic Act of 1958 took up the use of irradiation, defining 
it as an "additive," which brought it under their control. In 1963, the 
FDA gave permission for the use of irradiation to sterilize canned 
bacon; this permission was rescinded in 1968. 

In 1968, the Rockefeller Monopoly moved to back the food 
irradiation process on a national level. The Coalition for Food 
Irradiation was formed by some of the nation's biggest food 
companies; AFPO, Beatrice, Campbell Soup, Del Monte, Gaines 
Foods, General Foods, Hormel, Heinz, Hershey, Gerber, MARS, 
Stouffer and Welch. Joining them in the coalition were the chemical 
companies, W. R. Grace, DuPont and Rockwell International. The 
Coalition began the tried and true technique of staging well-planned 
and expensive "conferences" at prominent universities, at which 
only the advocates for their plan would be heard. One of these 
conferences backfired. The planned irradiation conference at Johns 
Hopkins University Center for Radiation Education and Research 
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to find that the list of scheduled speakers was heavily stacked in 
favor of food irradiation. Of the twenty listed speakers, nineteen 
were known proponents of irradiation. The sole critic of food 
irradiation, Rep. Douglas Bosco, of California, pulled out when he 
realized that he was being set up. It would be publicized that 
although critics of food irradiation had been given a place at the 
conference, the conclusions would be totally in favor of irradiation. 
The scheduled advocates of food irradiation included Dr. Ari 
Brynjolfsson of MIT; Dr. Ronald E. Engel, deputy administrator of 
the U.S. Dept, of Agriculture, which had approved the irradiation of 
pork; George Giddings, director of Isomedix, the nation's largest 
irradiation firm; Dennis Heldman, executive vice-president of 
National Food Processors, which planned a cesium irradiator with 
the Dept, of Agriculture in California; Dr. James H. Moy, a 
professor at the University of Hawaii, who proposed a cesium 
irradiator jointly with the Dept, of Agriculture in Hawaii. Johns 
Hopkins University was a willing participant in this staged 
conference because in 1986, it had received three hundred and 
seventeen million dollars in defense funds; Johns Hopkins 
University is the second largest defense contractor after MIT. Dr. 
Brynjolfsson of MIT was one of the earliest advocates of food 
irradiation. 

The United States Army has spent some $50 million on food 
irradiation since the 1950s; most of the results have been flawed. 
Maine has outlawed the sale of irradiated food. Milwaukee forbade 
the building of an irradiation plant, and public opposition also 
forced Radiation Technology to abandon a plant in Elizabeth, New 
Jersey. In 1987, the European Parliament voted against irradiation in 
the European Community "on precautionary grounds." The 
Canadian parliament then decided against using irradiation for 
wheat. Meanwhile, Abbott Laboratories and Baxter Travenol, 
leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, have licensed Gamma 
Irradiation Facilities to DOW Corning, General Electric, General 
Foods, IBM, IRT Corporation, Merck, RCA and Rockwell 
International. 

After the Canadian Parliament recommended against using 
irradiation for wheat, Hon. Jake Epp, Canadian Minister of Health 
and Welfare, announced that irradiation of the food supply would be 
permitted. This announcement, which Epp made on September 10, 
1987, astounded many Canadians. It came after the recommendation 
against it of the Canadian Parliament, as well as after the 
condemnation of food irradiation by London's Food Commission in 
England. Here again, the desperation of the Chemical Trust leads it 
to imperil the health of a nation. There are many available records of 
tests indicating the dangers of irradiated foods. Consumption of 
irradiated rice has been linked with the development of pituitary, 
thyroid, heart and lung disturbances, and with the development of 
tumors. Children and test animals fed irradiated wheat developed 
increased polyphoidy (an abnormality of the chromosomes). In 
East/West magazine, Feb. 1988, a quote from an unclassified 



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document from the Department of State on food irradiation, 
published in a congressional hearing on the pesticide Ethylene 
DiBromide, used on fruits and grains, is as follows: 

"The Administration and Congress are interested in promoting 
the use of U.S. exclusive technology using cesium 137 isotope for 
the benefit of man. U.S. nuclear waste processing currently is 
producing the cesium isotope which Dept, of Energy would like to 
be used for beneficial purposes. Promulgation of cesium technology 
would benefit U.S. private sector activities and minimize U.S. 
nuclear waste disposal problems." 



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Chapter 9 



The Drug Trust 



In 1987, the eighteen largest drug firms were ranked as follows: 

1. Merck (U.S.) $4.2 billion in sales. 

2. Glaxo Holdings (United Kingdom) $3.4 billion. 

3. Hoffman LaRoche (Switzerland) $3.1 billion. 

4. Smith Kline Beckman (U.S.) $2.8 billion. 

5. Ciba-Geigy (Switzerland) $2.7 billion. 

6. Pfizer (U.S.) $2.5 billion (Standard & Poor's gives its sales as $4 
billion). 

7. Hoechst A. G. (Germany) $2.5 billion (Standard & Poor's 
lists its sales as $38 billion Deutschmarks). 

8. American Home Products (U.S.) $2.4 billion ($4.93 billion 
according to Standard & Poor's). 

9. Lilly (U.S.) $2.3 billion ($3.72 billion Standard & Poor's). 

10. Upjohn (U.S.) $2 billion. 

11. Squibb (U.S.) $2 billion. 

12. Johnson & Johnson (U.S.) $1.9 billion. 

13. Sandoz (Switzerland) $1.8 billion. 

14. Bristol Myers (U.S.) $1.6 billion. 

15. Beecham Group (United Kingdom) $1.4 billion (Standard & 
Poor's gives $1.4 billion in sales of the U.S. subsidiary — 

$2.6 billion pounds sterling as overall income). 

1 6. Bayer A. G. (Germany) $1.4 billion (Standard & Poor's gives 
the figure as $45.9 billion Deutschmarks). 

17. Syntex (U.S.) $1.1 billion. 

18. Warner Lambert (U.S.) $1.1 billion (Standard & Poor's gives 
the figure as $3.1 billion). 

Thus we find that the United States still maintains an 
overwhelming lead in the production and sale of drugs. In the 
United States, the sale of prescription drugs rose in 1987 by 12.5% 
to $27 billion. Eleven of the eighteen leading firms are located in the 
United States; three in Switzerland; two in Germany; and two in the 
United Kingdom. Nutritionist T. J. Frye notes that the Drag Trust in 
the United States is controlled by the Rockefeller group in a cartel 
relationship with I. G. Farben of Germany. In fact, I. G. Farben was 
the largest chemical concern in Germany during the 1930s, when it 
engaged in an active cartel agreement with Standard Oil of New 
Jersey. The Allied Military Government split it up into three 
companies after World War II, as part of the "anti-cartel" goals of 
that period, which was not unlike the famed splitting up of Standard 



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Oil itself by court order, while the Rockefellers maintained 
controlling interest in each of the new companies. In Germany, 
General William Draper, of Dillon Read investment bankers, 
unveiled the new decree from his office in the I. G. Farben building. 
Henceforth, I. G. Farben would exist no more; instead, three 
companies would emerge — Bayer, of Leverkusen; BASF at 
Ludwigshafen; and Hoescht, near Frankfort. Each of the three 
spawns is now larger than the old I. G. Farben; only ICI of England 
is larger. These firms export more than half of their product. BASF 
is represented in the United States by Shearman and Sterling, the 
Rockefeller law firm of which William Rockefeller is a partner. 

The world's No. 1 drug firm, Merck, began as an apothecary 
shop in Darmstadt, Germany, in 1668. Its president, John J. Horan, 
is a partner of J. P. Morgan Company, and the Morgan Guaranty 
Trust. He attended a Bilderberger meeting in Rye, New York, May 
10-12, 1985. In 1953, Merck absorbed another large drug firm, 

Sharp & Dohme. At that time, Oscar Ewing, the central figure in the 
government fluoridation promotion for the Aluminum Trust, was 
secretary of the Merck firm, his office then being at One Wall 
Street, New York. 

Directors of Merck include John T. Connor, who began his 
business career with Cravath, Swaine and Moore, the law firm for 
Kuhn, Loeb Company; Connor then joined the Office of Naval 
Research, became Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy 
1945-47, became president of Merck, then president of Allied Stores 
from 1967-80, then chairman of Schroders, the London banking 
firm. Connor is also a director of a competing drug firm, Warner 
Lambert, director of the media conglomerate Capital Cities ABC, 
and director of Rockefeller's Chase Manhattan Bank. Each of the 
major drug firms in the United States has at least one director with 
close Rockefeller connections, or with a Rothschild bank. Another 
director of Merck is John K. McKinley, chief operating officer of 
Texaco; he is also a director of Manufacturers Hanover Bank, which 
Congressional records identify as a major Rothschild bank. 
McKinley is also a director of the aircraft firm, Martin Marietta, 
Burlington Industries, and is a director of the aircraft firm, Martin 
Marietta, Burlington Industries, and is a director of the Rockefeller- 
controlled Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute. Another Merck director 
is Ruben F. Mettler, chairman of the defense contractor TRW, Inc.; 
he was formerly chief of the Guided Missiles Department at Ramo- 
Wooldridge, and has received the human relations award from the 
National Conference of Christians and Jews — he is also a director of 
Bank of America. 

Other directors of Merck include Frank T. Cary, who was 
chairman of IBM for many years; he is also a director of Capital 
Cities ABC, and partner of J. P. Morgan Company; Lloyd C. Elam, 
president of Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, the nation's 
only black medical college. Elam is also a director of the American 
Psychiatric Association, Nashville City Bank, and the Alfred P. 
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Rockefeller's Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Marian Sulzberger 
Heiskell, heiress of the New York Times fortune. She was married 
to Orville Dryfoos, the paper's editor, who died of a heart attack 
during a newspaper strike; she then married Andrew Heiskell in a 
media merger — he was chairman of Time magazine and had been 
with the Luce organization for fifty years. She is also a director of 
Ford Motor. Heiskell is director of People for the American Way, a 
political activist group, chairman of the New York Public Library, 
and the Book-of-the-Month Club. Also on the board of Merck is a 
family member, Albert W. Merck; Reginald H. Jones, born in 
England, formerly chairman of General Electric, now chairman of 
the Board of Overseers, Wharton School of Commerce, director of 
Allied Stores and General Signal Corporation; Paul G. Rogers, who 
served in Congress from the 84th to the 95th Congresses; he was 
chairman of the important subcommittee on health; in 1979, he 
joined the influential Washington law firm and lobbyist, Hogan and 
Hartson. He is also a director of the American Cancer Society, the 
Rand Corporation, and Mutual Life Insurance. 

Thus we find that the world's No. 1 drug firm has two directors 
who are partners of J. P. Morgan Company, one who is director of 
Rockefeller's Chase Manhattan Bank and one who is director of the 
Rothschild Bank, Manufacturers Hanover; most of the directors are 
connected with vital defense industries, and interlock with other 
defense firms. On the board of TRW, of which Ruben Mettler is 
chairman, is William H. Krome George, former chairman of 
ALCOA, and Martin Feldstein, former economic advisor to 
President Reagan. The major banks, defense firms, and prominent 
political figures interlock with the CIA and the drug firms. 

The No. 2 drug firm is Glaxo Holdings, with $3.4 billion in 
sales. Its chairman is Austin Bide; deputy chairman is P. Girolami, 
who is a director of National Westminster Bank, one of England's 
Big Five. Directors are Sir Alistair Frame, chairman of Rio Tinto 
Zinc, one of the three firms which are the basis of the Rothschild 
fortune; Frame is also on the board of another Rothschild holding, 
the well known munitions firm, Vickers; also Plessey, another 
defense firm which recently bid on a large contract with the U.S. 
Army; Frame is president of Britoil, and director of Glaxo are Lord 
Fraser of Kilmarnock, who was deputy chairman of the 
Conservative Party (now the ruling party in England) from 1 946 to 
1975, when he joined Glaxo; Lord Fraser was also a member of the 
influential Shadow cabinet; B. D. Taylor, counselor of Victoria 
College of Pharmacy and chairman of Wexham Hospital; J. M. 
Raisman, chairman of Shell Oil UK Ltd., another Rothschild 
controlled firm. Lloyd's Bank, one of the Big Five, British 
Telecommunications, and the Royal Committee on Environmental 
Pollution; Sir Ronald Arculus, retired from Her Majesty's 
Diplomatic Service after a distinguished career; he had served in 
San Francisco, New York, Washington and Paris; he was then 
appointed Ambassador to Italy, and was the UK Delegate to the 
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apportion marine wealth among the have-not countries: Arculus is 
now a director of Trusthouse Forte Flotels, and London and 
Continental Bankers; and Professor R. G. Dahrendorf, one of the 
world's most active sociologists and a longtime Marxist 
propagandist. Dahrendorf, a director of the Ford Foundation since 
1976, is a graduate of the London School of Economics, professor 
of sociology at Hamburg and Tubingen, parliamentary Secretary of 
State at the Foreign Office, West Germany since 1969, and has 
received honors from Senegal, Luxemburg and Leopold II. 

The Rothschilds apparently appointed Dahrendorf a director of 
Glaxo because of his emphatic Marxist pronunciamentos. The 
European director of the Ford Foundation, he claims, in his book, 
"Marx in Perspective," that Marx is the greatest factor in the 
emergence of modem society. Dahrendorf s principal contribution to 
sociology has been his well-advertised concept of the "new man," 
whom he has dubbed "homo sociologicus," a being who has been 
transformed by socialism into a person whose every disctinctive 
feature, including racial characteristics, have disappeared. He is the 
modern robot, a uniform creature who can easily be controlled by 
the force of world socialism. Dahrendorf is the apostle of the 
modem faith that there are no racial differences in any of the various 
races of mankind; he denounces any mention of "superiority" or of 
differing skills as "ideological distortion." Dahrendorf is a 
prominent member of the Bilderbergers; he attended their meeting at 
Rye, New York from May 10-12, 1985. He is professor of 
Sociology at Konstanz University, as well as his other previously 
mentioned posts. 

Thus we find that the world's No. 2 drug firm is directed by two 
of the Rothschild's family's most tmsted henchmen and by the 
world's most outspoken explicator of Marxism. 

The world's No. 3 dmg firm, Hoffman LaRoche of Switzerland, 
is still controlled by members of the Hoffman family, although there 
have been mmors of takeover attempts in recent years. The firm was 
founded by Fritz Hoffman, who died in 1920. The firm's first big 
seller was Siropin in 1896; its sales of Valium and Librium now 
amount to one billion dollars a year; its subsidiary spread the 
dangerous chemical, dioxin, over the Italian town, Seveso, which 
cost $150 million to clean up in a 10 year campaign. His son's 
widow, Maya Sacher, is now married to Paul Sacher, a musician 
who is conductor of the Basle Chamber Orchestra. Hoffman had 
added his wife's name, LaRoche, to the family company, as is the 
custom in Europe; the Hoffmans still control 75% of the voting 
shares. The Sachers have one of the world's most expensive art 
collections, Old Masters and modern paintings. 

In 1987, Hoffman LaRoche tried to take over Sterling Dmg, a 
venture in which they were aided by Lewis Preston, chairman of J. 

P. Morgan Company; he also happened to be Sterling's banker. In 
the ensuing brouha-ha, Preston decided to retire. Eastman Kodak 
then bought Sterling, with backing from the Rockefellers. The 
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army colonel. The son of a carpenter, he became a lawyer, then 
chairman of Hoffman LaRoche. Gerber is also a director of Zurich 
Insurance; thus he is associated with Switzerland's two biggest 
firms; he draws a salary of 2.3 million Swiss francs per year, plus a 
$1.7 million working agreement with Glaxo holdings. 

Hoffman LaRoche received a great deal of publicity in April 
1988 because of unfavorable revelations about its acne drug, 
"Accutane" after the Food and Drag Administration publicized 
figures that the drug had caused 1000 spontaneous abortions, 7000 
other abortions, and other side effects such as joint aches, drying of 
skin and mucous membranes, and hair loss. Hoffman LaRoche was 
faulted by FDA for purposely omitting women, and particularly 
pregnant women, from the studies on which it based requests for 
approval of Accutane. The company was aware that Accutane 
caused serious effects when taken during pregnancy. 

Hard on the heels of the Accutane revelations, Hoffman 
LaRoche made new headlines in the Wall Street Journal with 
Congressman Ted Weiss's demand, reported on May 6, 1988, that a 
criminal investigation be launched of the forty deaths, recorded 
since 1986, caused by taking Versed, Hoffman La-Roche's 
tranquilizer which is a chemical cousin of its best selling drug, 
Valium. 

The No. 4 drug firm, Smith Kline Beckman, banks with the 
Mellon Bank. Its chairman, Robert F. Dee, is a director of General 
Foods, Air Products and Chemical and the defense firm, United 
Technologies, which interlocks with Citibank. Directors are Samuel 
H. Ballam, Jr., chairman of the Hospital of the University of 
Pennsylvania, director of American Water-Works, Westmoreland 
Coal Company, General Coal Company, INA Investment Securities, 
chairman of CIGNA's High Yield Fund, and Geothermal Resources 
International; Francis P. Lucier, chairman of Black & Decker; 
Donald P. McHenry, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, 1979-81, 
now international advisor to the Council on Foreign Relations, 
Trustee of Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment for 
International Peace, Ford Foundation, and the super-secret Ditchley 
Foundation set up by W. Averell Harriman during World War II; 
McHenry is also a director of Coca Cola and International Paper; 
Carolyn K. Davis, who was dean of the school of nurses at 
University of Michigan 1973-75, Health and Human Services since 
1981; she is also a director of Johns Hopkins. 

Other directors of Smith Kline are Andrew L. Lewis, Jr., 
chairman of Union Pacific, the basis of the Harriman fortune; he is 
director of Ford Motor, trustee in bankruptcy Reading Company, 
former chairman of Reagan's transition team and deputy director of 
the Republican National Committee; R. Gordon McGovern, 
chairman of Campbell Soup; Ralph A. Pfeiffer, Jr., chairman of 
IBM World Trade Corporation, American International Far East 
Corporation, Riggs National Bank, and chairman U.S. -China Trade 
Commission; he is also vice chairman of the key foreign policy 
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founded by Jeane Kirkpatrick's husband, Evron Kirkpatrick of the 
CIA. 

The world's No. 5 drug firm, Ciba-Geigy of Switzerland, does a 
billion dollar a year business in the United States, and operates ten 
drug factories here. 

Pfizer, No. 6 in size of the world's drug firms, does $4 billion a 
year, according to Standard & Poor's; the company banks with 
Rockefeller's Chase Manhattan Bank. Pfizer's chairman, Edmund T. 
Pratt, Jr., was controller of IBM from 1949 to 1962; he is now a 
director of Chase Manhattan Bank, General Motors, International 
Paper, the Business Council and the Business Roundtable, two 
Establishment organizations; he is also chairman of the Emergency 
Committee for American Trade. Pfizer's president is Gerald 
Laubach, who joined Pfizer in 1950; he is a member of the council 
of Rockefeller University, and director of CIGNA, Loctite, and 
General Insurance Corporation; Barber Conable is director of Pfizer; 
he was a Congressman representing New York from 1965 to 1985, 
which would indicate a close Rockefeller connection; Conable is 
now president of the World Bank. Other directors of Pfizer are 
Joseph B. Flavin, chief operating officer of the 2 !4 billion a year 
Singer Company. Flavin was with IBM World Trade Corporation 
from 1953-1967, then president of Xerox; he is now with the 
Committee for Economic Development, Stamford Hospital, Cancer 
Research Foundation, and the National Council of Christians and 
Jews; Howard C. Kauffman, has been president of EXXON since 
1975; he was previously regional coordinator in Latin America for 
EXXON, then president of Esso Europe in London; he is also a 
director of Celanese and Chase Manhattan Bank; his office is at One 
Rockefeller Plaza; James T. Lynn, who was general counsel for the 
U.S. Department of Commerce from 1969-71, then Under Secretary 
of State 1971-73, and then secretary of HUD 1973-75, succeeding 
George Romney in that post; Lynn was editor of the Harvard Law 
Review, then joined Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue in 1960 (a large 
Washington lobbying firm); Lynn accompanied Peter Peterson, then 
Secretary of Commerce, formerly chairman of Kuhn, Loeb 
Company, to Moscow in 1972, to conclude a trade agreement with 
the Soviets; this agreement was concluded in October, 1972; John 
R. Opel, president of IBM, director of the Federal Reserve Bank of 
New York, Time and the Institute for Advanced Study; Walter B. 
Wriston, chairman of Citicorp, director of General Electric, Chubb, 
New York Hospital, Rand Corporation and J. C. Penney. 

Other directors of Pfizer are Grace J. Fippinger, secretary- 
treasurer of the $10 billion a year NYNEX Corporation; she is an 
adviser to Manufacturers Hanover, the Rothschild Bank, director of 
Bear Stearns investment bankers, Gulf & Western Corporation, 
Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance and honorary member of the 
board of the American Cancer Society; Stanley O. Ikenberry, 
president of the University of Illinois, director of Harris Bankcorp, 
Carneigie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; William J. 
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director of Quaker Oats (with Frank Carlucci, who is now Secretary 
of Defense), Mobil (with Alan Greenspan, who is now Chairman of 
the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors — Greenspan was a 
delegate to the Bilderberger meeting in Rye, New York, May 10-12, 
1985); Paul A. Marks, chief of Sloan Kettering Cancer Center since 
1980; he is a biologist, professor of human genetics at Cornell, and 
adjunct professor at Rockefeller University, visiting professor at 
Rockefeller University Flospital; he is also with National Institute of 
Flealth, Dreyfus Mutual Fund, director of cancer treatment at the 
National Cancer Institute, director of American Association for 
Cancer Research, served on the President's Cancer Panel from 1976 
to 1979, and the Presidential Commission on the Accident at Three 
Mile Island; he is a director of the $100 million Revson Foundation 
(cosmetics fortune), with Simon Rifkind and Benjamin 
Buttenweiser, whose wife was attorney for Alger Hiss while 
Buttenweiser was Assistant High Commissioner for occupied West 
Germany. 

Of the major drug firms, none shows more direct connections 
with the Rockefeller interests than Pfizer, which banks with the 
Rockefeller bank, Chase Manhattan, has as director Howard 
Kaufmann, president of Exxon, and Paul Marks of the Rockefeller 
controlled Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller Hospital. 
In most cases, only one Rockefeller connection is needed to assure 
control of a corporation. 

The No. 7 in world ranked drug firms is Hoechst A. G. of 
Germany, a spinoff from I. G. Farben, i.e., Rockefeller Warburg 
Rothschild control. It operates a number of plants in the U.S., 
including American Hoechst at Somerville, New Jersey, and 
Hoechst Fibers Company. Hoechst manufactures the widely used 
polyester fiber Trevira, antibiotic food additives for swine and 
broilers (Flavomycin), and other pharmaceuticals used in animal 
raising. 

No. 8 in world ranking, American Home Products banks at the 
Rothschild Bank, Manufacturers Hanover, and does $3.8 billion a 
year ($4.93 according to Standard & Poor's). It became even larger 
by its recent purchase of A. H. Robins Drug Company of Richmond, 
VA. A. H. Robins had gone into bankruptcy after facing $2.5 billion 
in payments to some 200,000 women who had been injured by its 
Daikon Shield, an intrauterine device. An inadequately tested vagina 
clamp caused severe damage to many women. A French firm, 

Sanofi, then attempted to buy the firm, but was beaten out when 
American Home decided to pay a premium price for the firm's well 
known brand names, Chapstick and Robitussin. American Home's 
CEO is John W. Culligan, who has been with the firm since 1937; 
he is a Knight of Malta, director of Mellon Bank, Carnegie Mellon 
University, American Standard, and Valley Hospital; president of 
American Home is John R. Stafford, director of the Rothschild 
Bank, Manufacturers Hanover; he was formerly general counsel for 
the No. 3 ranked drug firm, Hoffmann LaRoche, and partner of the 
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Bergethon of Norway, now president of Lafayette College; A. 
Richard Diebold; Paul R. Frohring, and head of the Pharmaceutical 
Division of the War Production Board from 1942 to 1946; he is now 
trustee of John Cabot College, Rome, overseer of Case Western 
Reserve University, Mercy Hospital, Navy League, and the 
Biscayne Yacht Club; William F. LaPorte, who is director of 
Manufacturers Hanover Trust, American Standard, B. F. Goodrich, 
Dime Savings Bank, and president of the Buck Hill Falls Company; 
John F. McGillicuddy, chairman of Manufacturers Hanover Bank, 
who recently replaced Lewis Preston of J. P. Morgan Company as 
director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Preston had 
been criticized for his role in promoting a deal for Hoffman 
LaRoche while engaged as Sterling Drag's banker); John F. Torell 
III, president of the Manufacturers Hanover Trust and 
Manufacturers Hanover Corporation; H. W. Blades, who was 
formerly president of Wyeth Labs, and is now director of Provident 
Mutual Life Insurance, Wistar International, Philadelphia National 
Bank, and Biyn Mawr Hospital; Robin Chandler Duke, of the 
tobacco family; Edwin A. Gee, director of Air Products and 
Chemical, International Paper, Bell & Howell; he is now chairman 
of International Paper and Canadian International Paper; Robert W. 
Sarnoff, son of David Sarnoff, who founded the RCA empire; and 
William Wrigley, chairman of the Wrigley Corporation, director of 
Texaco and the Boulevard National Bank of Chicago. 

No. 9 in world ranking is Eli Lilly Company, whose chairman 
Richard D. Wood is also director of Standard Oil of Indiana, 
Chemical Bank New York, Elizabeth Arden, IVAC Corporation, 
Cardiac Pacemakers Inc., Elanco Products, Dow Jones, Lilly 
Endowment, Physio-Control Corporation, and the American 
Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, a supposedly 
rightwing thinktank in Washington where Jeane Kirkpatrick reigns 
supreme. Directors of Lilly are Steven C. Beering, born in Berlin, 
Germany, now president of Purdue University; he serves on 
numerous medical boards, Diabetes Association, Endocrine 
Association and is a director of Arvin Industries; Randall H. Tobias, 
is a director of the Bretton Woods Committee, has been with Bell 
Telephone Labs since 1964, now director of AT&T and Home 
Insurance Corporation; Robert C. Seamans, Jr. who was Secretary 
of the Air Force from 1969-1973, now director of the Carnegie 
Institute, Smithsonian Museum and National Geographic Society 
(with Laurance Rockefeller); He is also a director of Combustion 
Engineering, a firm which is engaged in a number of deals with the 
Soviet Union, Putnams Funds, a New England powerhouse 
investment firm; other directors of Lilly are J. Clayton LaForce, a 
Fulbright scholar, now director of the Rockefeller-funded National 
Bureau for Economic Research, and is dean of the graduate school 
of management at the University of California. LaForce is an 
influential member of the secretive Mont Pelerin Society, which 
represents the Viennese school of economics, a Rothschild 
sponsored enterprise which features Milton Friedman as its 



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mouthpiece — it is actually a pseudo-rightwing think-tank run by 
William Buckley and the CIA. LaForce is also a trustee of the 
pseudo rightwing thinktank, Hoover Institution of Stanford 
University, which is run by two directors of the Rockefeller-funded 
League for Industrial Democracy, the leading Trotskyite thinktank, 
Sidney Hook and Seymour Martin Lipset. Other directors of Lilly 
are J. Paul Lyet II, chairman of the giant defense firm Sperry 
Corporation — two-thirds of its contracts are with government 
agencies; Lyet is also a director of Eastman Kodak, which has just 
purchased Sterling Drag; he is also a director of Armstrong World 
Industries, NL Industries and the Continental Group; Alva Otis Way 
III, president of American Express, director of Schroder Bank and 
Trust, formerly chairman — also director of Shearson Lehman, which 
now incorporates Kuhn, Loeb Company and Lehman Brothers, 
director of Firemans Fund Insurance Company and American 
International Banking Corporation, Warnex Ampex 
Communications Corporation; C. William Verity, Jr., whose father 
founded Armco Steel; a Yale graduate, Verity is now chairman of 
Armco; he was recently appointed Secretary of Commerce to 
replace fellow Yale man Malcolm Baldrige, a director of the defense 
firm Scovill Manufacturing — Baldrige had fallen off of a horse. 
Verity is also a director of Chase Manhattan Bank, Mead 
Corporation and Taft Broadcasting. Verity was chosen as Secretary 
of Commerce because of his longtime record of agitation on behalf 
of the super-secret group, the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Trade & Economic 
Council, also known as USTEC, whose records are classified as Top 
Secret — several lawsuits are now under way to force the 
government to release USTEC documents under the Freedom of 
Information Act, but so far government attorneys have fought off all 
attempts to find out what this group is doing. Supposedly a cordial 
group of well-meaning American businessmen meeting with their 
smiling Soviet counterparts, USTEC was the brainchild of a top 
KGB official, who promoted it at the 1973 summit meeting between 
President Nixon and Brezhnev. The go-between was Donald 
Kendall of Pepsicola, who had just concluded a major trade deal 
with Russia; part of the price was Kendall's selling USTEC to the 
White House Team. Without Kendall, USTEC might never have 
gotten off the ground. The real goal of USTEC was voiced by H. 
Rowan Gaither, head of the Ford Foundation, when he was 
interviewed by foundation investigator, Norman Dodd. Gaither 
complained about the bad press the Ford Foundation was receiving, 
claiming it was unjustified. "Most of us here," he exclaimed in self- 
exculpation, "were at one time or another, active in either the OSS 
or the State Department, or the European Economic Administration. 
During those times, and without exception, we operated under 
directives issued from the White House, the substance of which was 
to the effect that we should make every effort to alter life in the 
United States so as to make possible a comfortable merger with the 
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USTEC is an important step in the merger program. Alva Way, 
president of American Express, serves on the board of Eli Lilly with 
C. William Verity. Way's fellow executive, James D. Robinson III, 
who is chairman of American Express, is a prime mover in USTEC, 
as is Robert Roosa, partner in Brown Brothers Harriman investment 
banking firm, who is executive officer of the Trilateral Commission. 
Other important USTEC members are Edgar Bronfman, head of the 
World Zionist Congress, chairman of Seagrams, the Bronfman 
family firm, and controlling a sizeable part of DuPont's stock, 21%; 
Maurice Greenberg, chairman of American International Group; Dr. 
Armand Hammer, longtime friend of the Soviet Union, and Dwayne 
Andreas, grain tycoon who is head of Archer-Daniels-Midland 
Corporation. Andreas, who financed CREEP, the organization 
which brought about the resignation of Richard Nixon from the 
presidency of the United States, has on his board Robert Strauss, 
former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Mrs. 
Nelson Rockefeller. 

In 1972, a meeting was called in Washington at the ultra- 
exclusive F. Street Club, which had long been the secret meeting 
place for the top wheelers and dealers in Washington. Donald 
Kendall had invited David Rockefeller, who had opened a branch of 
Chase Manhattan in Red Square, Moscow, Helmut Sonnenfeldt of 
the State Department, who reputedly had been Henry Kissinger's 
"control" when Kissinger came to the United States as a double 
agent under Sonnenfeldt's patronage, and Georgi Arbatov, the well 
known Soviet propagandist in the United States. Arbatov told the 
group who Soviet Russia wanted on the board of the prospective 
organization, which became USTEC. He wanted Dr. Armand 
Hammer, Reginald Jones of General Electric, Frank Cary of IBM, 
and Irving Shapiro, head of DuPont. USTEC's ostensible purpose 
was to promote trade between the U.S. and Russia; its real purpose 
was to rescue the floundering Soviet economy and save its leaders 
from a disastrous revolution. The U.S. offered high technology, 
grain and military goods; the Russians offered to continue the 
Communist system. 

The world's tenth largest drug firm is Upjohn, which is heavily 
into the production of agricultural chemicals such as Asgrow. 
Upjohn has now been taken over by the leading defense firm, Todd 
Shipyards, whose directors include Harold Eckman, a director of W. 
R. Grace, the Bank of New York, Centennial Life Insurance 
Company, Home Life Insurance Company — he is the chairman of 
Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, and Union de Seguros of 
Mexico: Raymond V. O'Brien, Jr., chairman of Emigrant Savings 
Bank of New York, and the International Shipholding Corporation; 
R. T. Parfet, Jr., who is chairman of Upjohn, director of Michigan 
Bell Telephone; Lawrence C. Hoff, who is chairman of the National 
Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and the American Foundation 
for Pharmaceutical Education; he is on the board of Sloan Kettering 
Cancer Institute, and was Under Secretary of Health at HEW from 
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the U.S. Public Health Service Pharmacy Board; P. H. Bullen, who 
was with IBM from 1 946-7 1 , now operates as Bullen Management 
Company; Donald F. Hornig, professor and director of the 
Interdisciplinary Progress in Health at the Harvard University 
School of Public Health; he is a director of Westinghouse Electric, 
and was group leader at Los Alamos in the development of the 
atomic bomb; he was special adviser in science at the U.S. Public 
Health Service from 1964 to 1969; he has received Guggenheim and 
Fullbright fellowships; Preston S. Parish, chairman of the executive 
committee at Upjohn, is a trustee of William s College, Bronson 
Methodist Hospital, chairman of trustees for the W. E. Upjohn 
Unemployment Corporation, chairman of Kal-Aero, American 
National Holding Company and co-chairman of the Food and Drug 
Law Institute; William D. Mulholland, chairman of the Bank of 
Montreal, in which the Bronfmans have controlling interest — 
Charles Bronfman is a director. Mulholland is also a director of 
Standard Life Assurance Company of Edinburgh, Scotland, a 
director of Kimberly-Clark, Canadian Pacific Railroad, Harris 
Bancorp, and the Bahamas and Caribbean Ltd. branch of the Bank 
of Montreal. Mulholland was a general partner of Morgan Stanley 
from 1952 to 1969, when he became president of Brinco, a 
Rothschild holding company in Canada from 1970 to 1974. 
Mulholland is also a director of Allgemeine Credit Anstalt of 
Frankfort (birthplace of the Rothschild family). Also director of 
Upjohn is William N. Hubbard, Jr., a director of Johnson Controls, 
Consumers Power Company a 314 billion a year operation, formerly 
president of Upjohn, and dean of the medical college at New York 
University. 

The 1 1th largest drug firm, E. E. Squibb, has as chairman 
Richard E. Furlaud; he is a director of the leading munitions firm 
Olin Corporation, and was general counsel for Olin from 1957- 
1966. Furlaud was an attorney with the prominent Wall Street law 
firm, Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Busby and Palmer, founded by Elihu 
Root, Wilson's Secretary of State, who rushed $100 million from 
Wilson's personal War Fund to Soviet Russia to save the tottering 
Bolshevik regime in 1917. Furlaud is a trustee of Rockefeller 
University and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, which shows a 
Rockefeller connection at Squibb. Directors of Squibb include J 
Richardson Dilworth, the longtime financial trustee for all the 
members of the Rockefeller family. Dilworth married into the 
wealthy Cushing family, and was a partner of Kuhn, Loeb Company 
from 1946 to 1958, when his partner, Lewis Strauss of Kuhn, Loeb, 
retired as financial advisor to the Rockefellers. Dilworth took the 
job full time in 1958, taking over the entire 56th floor of Rockefeller 
Center, where he handled every bill incurred by any member of the 
family unit 1981. He is now chairman of the board of Rockefeller 
Center, director of Nelson Rockefeller's International Basic 
Economy Corporation, Chrysler, R. H. Macy, Colonial 
Williamsburg (another Rockefeller family enterprise), and 
Rockefeller University. He is trustee of the Yale Corporation and of 



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the Metropolitan Museum, and director of Selected Investments of 
Luxemburg. Other directors of Squibb are Louis V. Gerstner, 
president of American Express, director of Caterpillar Tractor and 
longtime board member of Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute; Charles 
G. Koch, head of the family firm, Koch Enterprises, a $3 billion a 
year operation in Kansas City. Koch has a $500 million fortune, and 
personally bankrolled the supposedly rightwing organizations, the 
Cato Institute, the Mr. Pelerin Society, and the Libertarian Party. 
Koch Industries banks solely with Morgan Guaranty Trust, which 
brings it into the orbit of the J. P. Morgan Company. 

Other directors of Squibb are Helen M. Ranney, chairman of 
the department of medicine of the University of California at San 
Diego since 1973; she was with Presbyterian Hospital New York 
from 1960 to 1964, and is a member of the American Society of 
Hematology; Robert W. van Fossan, chairman of Mutual Benefit 
Life Insurance, director of Long Island Public Service Gas & 
Electric, Amerada Hess and Nova Pharmaceutical Corporation; 
Sanford H. McDonnell, chairman of the defense firm, McDonnell 
Douglas Aircraft Corporation; he is a director of Centerre Bancorp 
and the Navy League; Robert H. Ebert, dean of the medical school 
at Harvard since 1964; he is a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation, 
the Population Council and president of the influential Milbank 
Memorial Fund, director of the Robert W. Johnson Foundation from 
the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical fortune; Ebert was a Rhodes 
Scholar and a Markle Scholar; Burton E. Sobel, director of the 
cardiac division at Washington University since 1973, National 
Institute of Health, editor of Clinical Cardiology, American Journal 
of Cardiology, American Journal of Physiology and many other 
medical positions; Rawleigh Warner, Jr., chairman of the giant 
Mobil Corporation, and director of many companies including 
AT&T, Allied Signal (the $9 billion a year defense firm), American 
Express, Chemical Bank, (also on the board of Signal was John F. 
Connally, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Carla Hills, former 
Secretary of HUD, whose husband was chairman of the Securities 
and Exchange Commission); Eugene F. Williams, director of the 
defense firm Olin Corporation and Emerson Electric. Squibb 
recently established a research institute at Oxford University with a 
$20 million donation; it also maintains the Squibb Institute for 
Medical Research in the United States. The scion of the family is 
Senator Lowell Weicker, a liberal who consistently votes against the 
Republican Party, of which he is a member. He is shielded from 
party discipline by his family fortune. 

Twelfth in ranking of the world's drug firms is Johnson & 
Johnson; its chairman James E. Burke, is also a director of IBM and 
Prudential Insurance. President of Johnson & Johnson is David R. 
Clare; he is on the board of MIT and is a director of Motorola and of 
Overlook Hospital. Directors are William O. Baker, research 
chemist at Bell Tel labs from 1939 to 1980. A specialist in polymer 
research, Baker is on the boards of many organizations, and serves 
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the National Security Agency, consultant to the Department of 
Defense since 1959, trustee of Rockefeller University, General 
Motors, Cancer Research Foundation and the Robert A. Welch 
Foundation; Thomas S. Murphy, chairman of the media 
conglomerate, Capital Cities ABC, director of Texaco; Clifton E. 
Garvin, chairman of Exxon since 1947, the capstone of the 
Rockefeller fortune; he is also a director of Citicorp and Citibank, 
TRW, the defense firm, J. C. Penney, Pepsi Cola, Sperry, vice 
chairman of the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, chairman of the 
Business Roundtable, and trustee of the Teachers Annuity 
Association of America. 

Also director of Johnson & Johnson is Irving M. London, 
chairman of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine since 1970, 
professor of medicine at Harvard and MIT, Rockefeller Fellow in 
medicine at Columbia University, consultant to the Surgeon General 
of the United States; Paul J. Rizzo, vice chairman of IBM, and the 
Morgan Stanley Group; Joan Ganz Cooney, who is married to Peter 
Peterson, the former chairman of Kuhn, Loeb Company. She is 
president of Children's TV Workshop, director of the Chase 
Manhattan Bank, the Chase Manhattan Group, May Department 
stores and Xerox. She had been a publicist for NBC since 1954, 
when she developed her profitable children's television program. 

She received the Stephen S. Wise award. 

Number thirteen in world ranking is Sandoz of Switzerland. 
Lysergic acid, the famous LSD, was developed in Sandoz 
laboratories in 1943 by chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann. Sandoz has $5 
billion a year in business revenues including $500 million in 
agricultural chemicals and dyestuffs produced by its American 
factories. Sandoz owns Northrup King, the huge hybrid seed 
company, Viking Brass and other firms. 

Fourteenth in world ranking is Bristol Myers. Its chief 
operating officer is Richard Gelb, formerly with Clairol, the 
company which had been founded by his family. Gelb is chairman 
of the Rockefeller controlled Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; he is a 
director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Cluett Peabody, 
New York Times, New York Life Insurance, Bankers Trust, the 
Council of Foreign Relations, the Business Council and the 
Business Roundtable. Directors of Bristol-Myers include Ray C. 
Adam, a partner of J. P. Morgan Company and director of Morgan 
Guaranty Trust, Metropolitan Life, Cities Service, and chairman of 
the $2 billion a year NL Industries, a petroleum field service 
concern; William M. Ellinghaus, who has been with the Bell 
Systems since 1940, president of New York Telephone, director of 
J. C. Penney, Bankers Trust, vice chairman of the New York Stock 
Exchange, International Paper, Armstrong World Industries, New 
York Blood Center and United Way; he is a Knight of Malta of the 
Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, president of AT&T, director of 
Textron, Revlon and Pacific Tel & Tel; John D. Macomber, 
chairman of Celanese, director of the Chase Manhattan Bank, RJR 
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Commission, management consultant to Department of State from 
1951-53, now director of RCA, Fortune, Time, Henry Luce 
Foundation and with Redfield Associates, consultants, since 1983. 
She is chairman of the New York Rhodes Scholar Selection 
Committee, director of American Can, American Express, Chemical 
Bank, New York Stock Exchange, New York Telephone, chairman 
of the finance committee of the Council on Foreign Relations and 
member of the super secret American Council on Germany, which is 
said to be the behind the scenes government of West Germany; 
Robert E. Allen, who is director of AT&T, Pacific Northwest Bell, 
Manufacturers Hanover and the Manufacturers Hanover Trust; 
Henry H. Henley, Jr., chairman of Cluett Peabody, Clupak 
Corporation, General Electric, Home Life Insurance, Manufacturers 
Hanover Bank and the Manufacturers Hanover Trust, and trustee of 
Presbyterian Hospital, New York; James D. Robinson III, chairman 
of American Express, director of Shearson Lehman Hutton, Coca 
Cola, Union Pacific, Trust Company of Georgia, chairman of 
Rockefeller's Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, 
Board manager of the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, council 
member of Rockefeller University, chairman of the United Way, 
Council on Foreign Relations Business Council and the Business 
Roundtable; the epitome of the New York Establishment figurehead, 
Robinson was with Morgan Guaranty Trust from 1961 to 1968 as 
assistant to the president of the bank; Andrew C. Sigler, chairman of 
the key policy corporation, Champion Paper, director of Chemical 
New York, Cabot Corporation, General Electric and RCA. 

Bristol-Myers is the 44th largest advertiser on the United 
States, with an annual expenditure of $344 million, mostly in 
television and advertising; this gives them a great deal of clout in 
dictating the content of programs. Bristol-Myers is now pushing its 
new tranquilizer, Buspar and its new anti-cholesterol drug, 

Questran, which it expects to gross at least $100 million a year each. 
The track record for anti-cholesterol drugs has revealed some 
disturbing side effects, such as liver damage and other "unforeseen" 
consequences. 

Number 15 in world drug firm ranking is Beecham's Group of 
England, which specializes in human and veterinarian 
pharmaceuticals. Chairman of Beecham is Robert P. Bauman, who 
is also vice chairman of Textron, director of McKesson, another 
drug firm, and the media conglomerate, Capital Cities ABC. 
President of Beecham is Sir Graham Wilkins, director of Thorn EMI 
TV, Hill Samuel, the investment bankers, one of the Magic 
Seventeen merchant bankers licensed by the Bank of England, and 
Rowntree Mackintosh candy firm, as well as Courtauld's, the giant 
English textile firm which has close links with the British Secret 
Intelligence Service. Directors of Beecham are Lord Keith of 
Castleacre, who is chairman of Hill Samuel, investment bankers, 
director of Rolls Royce, British Airways, the Times Newspapers 
Ltd., and chairman of the Economic Planning Council, which has 
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director of the Foreign Office before going into business. Another 
director of Beecham is Lord McFadzean of Kelvinside, who is 
chairman of Shell Transport and Trading, a Rothschild controlled 
firm, director of British Airways, Shell Petroleum and Rolls Royce. 
Fie is Commander of the Order of Orange Nassau, the super secret 
organization created to celebrate the establishment of William of 
Orange as King of England, and the subsequent chartering of the 
Bank of England. Beecham's American subsidiary does $500 
million a year. 

Number sixteen in world ranking is Bayer A. G. of Germany, 
one of the three spin-offs from I. G. Farben cartel after World War 
II. Set up under orders from the Allied Military Government, which 
was then dominated by General William Draper of Dillon Read 
investment bankers, Bayer is now larger than the original I. G. 
Farben. In 1977, Bayer bought Miles laboratories and Germaine 
Monteil Perfumes, in 1981, it bought Agfa Gevaert, another spinoff 
of American I. G. Farben, and in 1983 it bought Cutter Laboratories, 
a California firm which was famed as having been set up to protect 
the Rockefeller controlled drug firms in the great polio 
immunization wars. All of the faulty polio vaccine was said to have 
been produced by Cutter, freeing the Rockefeller firms from the 
threat of lawsuits. During the 1930s, Bayer operated Sterling Drag 
and Winthrop chemical companies in the United States as 
subsidiaries of the giant I. G. Farben cartel. Winthrop Chemical's 
president was George G. Klumpp, who had married into the J. P. 
Morgan family. Klumpp was chief of the drug division of the Food 
and Drag Administration in Washington from 1935-1941, when he 
became president of Winthrop Chemical. He had also been 
professor of medicine at Yale Medical School. A director of 
Winthrop, E. S. Rogers was physician at the Rockefeller Institute 
from 1932 to 1934, dean of the school of public health at the 
University of California at Berkley since 1946; Rogers had been 
consultant to the Secretary of War from 1941 to 1945. Laurance 
Rockefeller was also a director of Winthrop Chemical, showing the 
close connection between the Rockefellers and I. G. Farben. 
Rockefeller was also a director of McDonnell Aircraft, Eastern Air 
Lines, Chase Manhattan Bank, International Nickel, International 
Basic Economy Corporation, Memorial Hospital, and the 
Rockefeller Brothers Fund. 

The number seventeen world ranked drug firm is Syntex, a firm 
prominent in agribusiness. Its founder-chairman, George 
Rosencrantz of Budapest, gives his present address as 1730 Parque 
Via Reforma, Mexico DF 10; he left the country after a bizarre 
kidnap scheme involving his wife. Chairman and president of 
Syntex is Albert Bowers, born in Manchester, England, a Fulbright 
fellow and member of the council at Rockefeller University; 
directors are Martin Carton, executive vice president of Allen and 
Company, Wall Street investment firm which was rumored for years 
to be the investment arm of Meyer Lansky's five hundred million 
dollar fortune from Mafia activities. Cartin is chairman of the 



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finance committee of Fischbach Corporation, director of Rockcor 
Inc., Barco of California, Frank B. Hall & Company and Williams 
Electronics. 

Other directors of Syntex include Dana Leavitt, chairman of 
Leavitt Management Corporation, director of Pritchard Health Care, 
Chicago Title & Trust, United Artists, Transamerica, and chairman 
of Occidental Life Insurance; Leonard Marks, executive vice 
president of Castle & Cooke, the Hawaiian investment firm, director 
of the Times Mirror Corporation, Wells Fargo, Homestake Mining 
Company and California and Hawaii Sugar Company. Marks was 
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force from 1964-68. Also director of 
Syntex is a big name in banking, Anthony Solomon, now chairman 
of S. G. Warburg's Mercury International. Solomon was economist 
with the OPA when Richard Nixon began his career of government 
service there. Solomon then opened a canned soup firm in Mexico, 
Rosa Blanca, which he sold for many millions. He then returned to 
government service as an official of AID, president of the 
International Investment Corporation for Yugoslavia 1969-1972, 
was appointed Under Secretary for Monetary Affairs of the Treasury 
Department, 1977-1980, and succeeded Paul Volcker as president of 
the key money market bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of New 
York, when David Rockefeller moved Volcker up to become 
chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in 1980. 
Solomon is also a director of Banca Commerciale Italiane. 

Syntex is remembered for the mercurial rise in its stock when it 
began to dump vast amounts of condemned drugs in backward 
overseas countries. Its profits skyrocketed, as did its stock. 

Number eighteen in world ranking is the former empire of 
Elmer Bobst, Warner-Lambert. It is the number nineteen advertiser 
in the United States, spending $469 million a year. Chairman of 
Warner-Lambert is Joseph D. Williams, who is also director of 
Warner-Lambert subsidiary, Parke -Davis, whose acquisition went 
through only because Bobst had secured the presidency for his 
friend Richard Nixon. Williams is also a director of AT&T, J. C. 
Penney, Western Electric, Excello and Columbia University. He is 
chairman of the People to People Foundation. President of Warner- 
Lambert is Melvin R. Goodes, born in Canada, who was with the 
Ford Motor Company. Goodes was a fellow of the Ford Foundation 
and the Sears Roebuck Foundation. 

Warner-Lambert, which was built into a drug empire by the 
many Bobst acquisitions, now features Listerine mouth-wash 
(26.9% alcohol), Bromo Seltzer, Dentyne, Schick razors, Sloan's 
Linament, and Prazepan tranquilizer. Directors are B. Charles 
Ames, chairman of Acme Cleveland, the M. A. Hanna Corporation, 
Diamond Shamrock, and Harris Graphics; Donald L. Clark, 
chairman of Household International, the huge finance firm, Square 
D. Evanston Hospital and the Council on Foreign Relations; 

William R. Howell, chairman of J. C. Penney, director of Exxon and 
Nynex; Paul S. Morabito, director of Burroughs, Consumer Power, 
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rehabilitation" which poured billions into a Detroit rathole, and from 
which Henry Ford II resigned in disgust; Kenneth J. Whalen, 
director of American Motors, Combustion Engineering, Whirlpool 
and trustee of Union College; John F. Burdett, director of ACF 
Industries, General Public Utilities (which has sales of $2.87 billion 
a year). Chairman of ACF is the noted raider, Carl Icahn, who is 
chairman of the subsidiary IC Holding Company. Also directors of 
Warner-Lambert are Richard A. Cramer, Irving Kristol, kingpin of 
the neoconservative movement which centers around Jeane 
Kirkpatrick and the CIA; and Henry G. Parks, Jr., token black who 
founded Parks Sausage in Baltimore. He is now a director of W. R. 
Grace Company and Signal Company. 

Other directors of Warner-Lambert are Paul S. Russell of the 
Harvard Medical School, Columbia College of Physicians and 
Surgeons, U.S. Navy, U.S. Public Health Service, director of Sloan 
Kettering Cancer Center since 1974; and Edgar J. Sullivan, 
chairman of Borden, director of Bank of New York, director of F. 

W. Woolworth, professor and trustee of St. John's University. 
Sullivan is a Knight of Malta, director of the Council on Foreign 
Relations and the Atlantic Council. Sterling Drag, maker of Bayer's 
aspirin, and spinoff from the I. G. Farben cartel, is another important 
drug firm. Its chairman, W. Clark Wescoe, is a director of the 
Tinker Foundation, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Phillips 
Petroleum, and Hallmark Cards. He is chairman of the China 
Medical Board of New York, long the favorite charity of media 
tycoon Henry Luce. Wescoe is also trustee of the Samuel H. Kress 
Foundation and Columbia University, and controls billions in 
foundation funds. He is a director of the American Medical 
Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Council 
on Family Health. President of Sterling is John M. Pietruski, who 
was with Proctor and Gamble from 1954 to 1967, now director of 
Irving Bank, Associated Diy Goods (textile empire doing $2.6 
billion a year); a later president, James G. Andress was with Abbott 
Laboratories; directors are Gordon T. Wallis, chairman of Irving 
Bank and Irving Trust, director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New 
York, Council on Foreign Relations, F. W. Woolworth, JWT Group, 
General Telephone and Electronics, Wing Hang Bank Ltd., and 
International Commercial Bank Ltd.; William E. C. Dear-den, who 
was chairman of Hershey Foods from 1964 to 1985, now with the 
Heritage Foundation, the pseudo-rightwing think tank run by the 
British Fabian Society; and Martha T. Muse, president of the very 
influential Tinker Foundation ($30 million). She is also director of 
Irving Bank, the American Council on Germany, ruling group of 
West Germany, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and 
Georgetown Center for Strategic and International Studies, all of 
which are the CIA preserves of veterans Evron and Jeane 
Kirkpatrick. She is also director of the Woodrow Wilson 
International Center and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. Thus 
we find that Martha T. Muse is a veritable directory of top secret 
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The Tinker Foundation, like the Jacob Kaplan Fund, is one of 
the super secret organizations which funnels money to the CIA for 
covert activities too bizarre to be submitted to any government 
operations center. The secretary of the Tinker Foundation is 
Raymond L. Brittenham, who was born in Moscow, educated at the 
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin. He was general counsel for ITT, 
whose German operations were headed by Baron Kurt von 
Schroder, personal banker to Adolf Hitler. Brittenham was senior 
vice president for law at ITT, Bell Tel, Belgian International, 
Standard Electric, vice president Standard Lorenz, Germany 
Harvard Law School, and partner of Lazard Freres investment 
bankers since 1980. Director of Tinker Foundation is David 
Abshire, White House confidant on sensitive intelligence matters. 

He is chairman of American Enterprise Institute, secret policy group 
headed by Jeane Kirkpatrick, and the Center for Strategic and 
International Studies. Abshire was U.S. Ambassador to NATO in 
Brussels, which serves as world headquarters and command center 
for the Rothschild World Order; Abshire headed the Reagan 
Transition team after Reagan's election to the White House; he also 
headed the National Security group, is on the administrative board 
of the Naval War College, the President's Foreign Intelligence 
Advisory Board and the influential International Institute of 
Strategic Studies. 

Also director of Tinker Foundation is John N. Irwin II, 
educated at Oxford, partner of the Wall Street law firm, David Polk 
Wardwell until he moved on to Patterson Belknap. Irwin has been 
deputy assistant secretary of defense, internal security from 1957- 
61, Under Secretary of State, Ambassador to France from 1970 to 
1974. Irwin is a director of Morgan Guaranty Trust, IBM and the 
super secret 1925 F. Street Club in Washington. Vice chairman of 
the Tinker Foundation is Grayson Kirk, president of University of 
Wisconsin, president emeritus of University of Chicago, advisor to 
IBM, director of the Bullock Fund, the Asia Foundation, the French 
Institute, Lycee Francais, trustee of Money Shares, High Income 
Shares and the Hoover front, the Belgian-American Educational 
Foundation. Kirk is also recipient of the Order of the British Empire, 
St. John of Jerusalem, and is Commander of the Order of Orange- 
Nassau. 

When Hoffman LaRoche made a strong bid for Sterling Drug 
in 1987, its cause was advanced by Lewis Preston, head of the J. P. 
Morgan empire, who was also banker for Sterling Drug. Publicity 
about his role caused his retirement for J. P. Morgan Company. 
Sterling was then bought by Eastman Kodak through funding from 
the Rockefellers. Kodak banks at Chase Lincoln First Bank, which 
is wholly owned by Chase Manhattan Bank. Kodak does $10 billion 
a year; its chairman is C. Kay Whitmore, who is a director of Chase 
Manhattan Bank and Chase Manhattan National Corporation. 
Directors of Kodak are Roger E. Anderson, former chairman of 
Continental Illinois Bank until it threatened to go under from 
mismanagement; he is now with Amsted Industries, a $700 million 



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steel corporation. Anderson is also chairman of the Chicago branch 
of the Council on Foreign Relations. Other directors of Kodak are 
Charles T. Duncan, dean of the law school of Floward University, 
director of defense firm TRW, Proctor and Gamble and the NAACP 
Legal Defense Fund. A 32nd degree Mason, Duncan has long been 
active in black affairs, listing himself as assistant to now Supreme 
Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in the school desegregation case 
before the Supreme Court from 1953 to 1955. Juanita Kreps is also 
director of Kodak, she was President Jimmy Carter's Secretary of 
Commerce; she is now director of RJR Industries and the New York 
Stock Exchange; she received the Stephen S. Wise award. Also on 
the board of Sterling are John G. Smale, chairman of Proctor and 
Gamble, director of General Motors; and Richard Mahoney, 
chairman of Monsanto Chemical Company. 

Because they are active in similar chemical formulations, the 
leading chemical firms are also closely interlocked with the major 
drug producing firms. Richard Mahoney, director of Sterling Drug, 
is chairman of Monsanto Chemical, a $7 billion a year firm. 
Mahoney claims he is seeking a twenty per cent return on equity for 
Monsanto this year. He is also director of Metropolitan Life 
Insurance Company, Centerre Bancorp, G. D. Searle. President of 
Monsanto is Earle H. Harbison, Jr., who was with the CIA from 
1949 to 1967. Harbison is chairman of G. D. Searle, president of the 
Mental Health Association and director of Bethesda General 
Hospital and the St. Louis Hospital. Directors of Monsanto are 
Donald C. Carroll, dean of the Wharton School of Business; Richard 
I. Fricke, who was general counsel of the Ford Motor Company 
from 1957-1962, now chairman of the National Life Insurance 
Company and chairman of the Sentinel Group Funds; Howard A. 
Love, chairman of National Intergroup, formerly National Steel, 
director of Transworld Corporation and Hamilton Oil Corporation; 
Buck Mickel, construction tycoon, chairman of Daniel International 
Corporation which does over $1 billion a year, chairman RSI 
chairman of and Duke Power, president of the Fluor Corporation, 
vice chairman of J. P. Stevens, which is now undergoing a takeover 
bid, director of Seaboard Coast Line railroad. 

Also director of Monsanto is William G. Ruckelshaus, who was 
deputy Attorney General of the United States and Assistant Attorney 
General in the Department of Justice Civil Department from 1969- 
70, administrator of EPA from 1970 to 1973, served as Director of 
the FBI, senior vice president for law of the giant Weyerhauser 
Corporation, director of U.S. West and Pacific Gas Transmission; 
Stansfield Turner, who was director of the CIA from 1977 to 1981, 
a Rhodes Scholar, president of the Naval War College, Commander 
in Chief of NATO and the Second Fleet; C. Raymond Dahl, 
chairman of Crown Zellerbach, director of Bank America; John W. 
Hanley, former chairman of Monsanto, now director of Citibank, 
Citicorp and RJR Industries; Jean Mayer, son of the longtime 
chairman of Lazard Freres, Andre Mayer. Jean Mayer was born in 
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studies; he was special consultant to the President of the United 
States from 1969-1970, and has been president of Tufts University 
since 1976, director of UNICEF and WHO; John S. Reed, chairman 
of Citibank, director of Philip Morris, United Technologies, Russell 
Sage Foundation, and the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; John B. 
Slaughter, director of General Dynamics, Naval Electronic Fab at 
San Diego, NSF Missile Spec., and chancellor of the University of 
Maryland since 1982; he is active in a number of minority group 
organizations, Urban Feague, trustee Rensselaer Polytechnic 
Institute; Margaret Bush Wilson, a lawyer in St. Fouis, treasurer of 
the NAACP and trustee of Washington University. 

The close connection of the chemical industry and government 
intelligence is shown by the fact that Monsanto officers and 
directors include a CIA agent for twenty years, another former 
director of the CIA, former director of the EPA and the FBI and an 
engineer with General Dynamics, the nation's leading defense firm. 

Although DDT was outlawed in this country, Monsanto 
continues to make handsome profits by shipping it overseas, 
particularly to countries in Fatin America and Asia. 

The eleven billion dollar a year Dow Chemical Corporation has 
directors including Carl Gerstacker, director of the Eaton 
Corporation. (Cyrus Eaton was a protege of John D. Rockefeller, 
long involved in pro-Soviet activities as organizer of the Pugwash 
Conference, which was directed by the KGB); Paul F. McCracken, 
economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota from 1943- 
48, professor of economics at the University of Michigan since 
1948; McCracken was chairman of the Council of Economic 
Advisers from 1956-71, and has served on the President's Advisory 
Board of Economic Policy since 1981; Harold T. Shapiro, director 
of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which funds the Rockefeller 
dominated Sloan Kettering Center, president of the University of 
Michigan, director of Ford Motor, Burroughs and Kellogg; Shapiro 
has served on the CIA panel since 1984. Although Dow was a 
family firm for many years, with Willard Dow as chairman, and 
three Dows on the board of directors, they are now all gone. 

Mallinkrodt was another chemical firm long owned by one 
family; it is now a subsidiary of International Minerals and 
Chemical; there are no Mallinkrodts on its board. Directors are 
Jeremiah Milbank, a very influential New York family. He is 
president of the Milbank Fund, which is dominant in medical 
research; he is also treasurer of the Robert A. Taft School of 
Government, and vice president of the Boys Club of America, on 
which J. Edgar Hoover served for many years; Warren F. Batts, 
president of Dart Industries, director of the Mead Corporation, the 
First National Bank of Atlanta, Dart & Kraft and trustee of the 
American Enterprise Institute with Jeane Kirkpatrick; Frank W. 
Considine, chairman of National Can Corporation; Fouis Fernandez, 
director of the Tribune Company in Chicago, Encyclopedia 
Britannica, First Chicago National Bank, Allis Chalmers and Foyola 
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director of Robert Bosch of North America; Rowland C. Frazee, 
chairman of the Royal Bank of Canada, director of Power 
Corporation of Canada, McGill University, and Portage Program for 
Drag Dependencies; James W. Glanville, was with Lazard Freres, 
now Lehman Brothers, director of the Halliburton Corporation; 
Thomas H. Roberts, Jr., chairman of DeKalb Agsearch, leading 
producers of hybrid corn, Continental Illinois bank, Board of 
Visitors Harvard University, president of St. Lukes Hospital, trust of 
Rush Medical College; Morton Moskin, lawyer with the Wall Street 
firm of White and Case, director of Crum & Forster. 

For years, Mallinkrodt had a sweetheart deal with Memorial 
Hospital Sloan Kettering. One of the shadowy figures, now 
departed, who exercised a considerable influence behind the scenes 
was the man who set up this deal, M. Frederik Smith, a longtime 
Rockefeller associate who was director of Mallinkrodt. An 
indefatigable public relations man, Smith worked at Y oung & 
Rubicam, handled Bruce Burton's Congressional campaign, and 
masterminded the Wilkie bid for the presidency. Smith served as 
assistant to the President at the Bretton Wood conference and as 
assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury from 1924-44, representing 
the Rockefeller interests there. He also handled the public relations 
for Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, was a director of ABC and 
Simon and Schuster, handled public relations for the Book-of-the- 
Month Club and founded the United Nations Free World 
Association. 

DuPont is another firm which for years was controlled by the 
DuPont family; they now have few representatives on its board. 
Edgar Bronfman now has a 2 1 % holding in its stock. A former 
director of DuPont was Donaldson Brown, who married Greta 
DuPont; he was director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 
General Motors Acceptance Corporation and Gulf Oil. This $14 
billion a year firm now has Andrew Brimmer, former Governor of 
the Federal Reserve Board, as director; he served as governor from 
1966 to 1974. 

A longtime rival of DuPont is Imperial Chemical Industries of 
England. It was founded by Alfred Mond, who became Lord 
Melchett. He formed agreements with I. G. Farben during the 1920s 
which allowed him to absorb British Dyestuffs and Nobel Industries 
in 1926. Its present chairman is Sir John Henry Harvey -Jones, 
director of Barclay's Bank. President of ICI is the 4th Baron Lord 
Melchett, Peter Mond, who finances the Greenpeace Environment 
Trust. Directors are Sir Robin Ibbs, a director of Lloyd's Bank, who 
serves as advisor to the Prime Minister. He is on the Council of the 
Royal Institute of International Affairs, the parent organization of 
our Council on Foreign Relations; Sir Alex A. Jarratt, who held 
many government offices from 1949 to 1970, including Minister of 
Power and Minister of State; he is now department chairman of the 
Midland Bank, and director of the Thyssen-Bornemitza Group; Sir 
Patrick Meaney, who is chairman of the Rank Organization, a 
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Intelligence Service; they imported a Hungarian, Rank, to run it for 
them and make anti-German movies in preparation for the start of 
the Second World War; Meaney is also a director of the Midland 
Bank. Also director of ICI is Sir Jeremy Morse, the chairman of 
Lloyd's; he was director of the Bank of England from 1965 to 1972, 
and is now president of the British Bankers Association; and also 
director of ICI is the media tycoon, Lord Kenneth Thomson, 
chairman of the Thomson Organization, which owns 93 newspapers 
in the United States; most Americans have never heard of him; he is 
also a director of IBM Canada and, Abitibi-Price, the newsprint 
giant. Donald C. Platten is also a director of Thomson Newspapers; 
he was formerly with the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal 
Reserve System; his daughter married Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. 

Another chemical firm, Stauffer Chemical, is now a subsidiary 
of Cheseborough-Pond, a Rockefeller firm. Its chairman is Ralph E. 
Ward; he is a director of the Chase Manhattan Bank and the Chase 
Manhattan Corporation. The Rohm & Haas drug firm is in the 
Mellon Bank orbit, with prominent Philadelphia financiers as 
directors. They include G. Morris Dorrance, Jr., who is chairman of 
Corestates Financial Corporation, R. R. Donnelly Corporation, 
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Provident Mutual Life 
Insurance, Banque Worms et cie of Paris and Verwaltungsrat John 
Berenberg, Gossler & Company. Dorrance is also a trustee of the 
University of Pennsylvania; Paul L. Miller, Jr., partner of Miller, 
Anderson & Sherrod; he is a director of Enterra Corporation, 

Hewlett Packard, Berwind Corporation, Mead Corporation and 
trustee of the Ford Foundation. Other directors are Robert E. Naylor, 
Jr., who was director of research for DuPont from 1956 to 1981; he 
is now with the Advanced Genetic Societies. Other drug companies 
include Schering-Plough, whose president, Richard J. Kogan, was 
with Ciba-Geigy; he is now director of the National Westminister 
Bank of the United States; directors are Virginia A. Dwyer, senior 
vice president for finance for AT&T; she is also a director of the 
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Borden, and Eaton; Milton F. 
Rosenthal, was treasurer of Hugo Stinnes and now chairman of the 
leading gold dealer, Engelhard Corporation, and director of 
European American Banking Corporation. He is director of 
Salomon Brothers, Midatlantic Bank and Ferro Corporation; H. 
Guyford Spiver, chief scientist for the United States Air Force, 
president of Carnegie-Mellon University, director of TRW ($5 
billion a year defense contractor), science advisor to the President of 
the United States, holding many positions and offices in his Who’s 
Who list; W. David Dance, director emeritus of General Electric, 
director of Acme Cleveland, A&P, Isek Corporation; Harold D. 
McGraw, Jr., chairman of the giant business publishing firm, 
McGraw Hill and director of Standard & Poor's, CPC International; 
J. W. van Gorkum, chairman of Trans Union Corporation, director 
of Champion International, IC Industries, Zenith Radio and Inland 
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Schering, a German firm, was seized by the Alien Property 
Custodian in 1942; it was sold by auction on March 6, 1952 by the 
Alien Property Custodian to a syndicate headed by Merrill Lynch, 
with Drexel & Company and Kidder Peabody joining in the deal. 

Another drug firm, Burroughs Wellcome, is owned by the 
Wellcome Trust of England; its director is Lord Franks, a longtime 
trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation. 

As was previously mentioned, Abbott Laboratories of Chicago, 
won recognition from the AMA for its products through adroit 
handling of the nation's preeminent quack, "Doc" Simmons. Its 
president Robert Schoellhorn, a director of Pillsbury and ITT; 
directors include K. Frank Austen, professor at the Harvard Medical 
School since 1960, chief physician at Beth Israel Hospital since 
1980; he serves on many professional groups, including the Arthritis 
Foundation, and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology; 
Joseph V. Charyk, born in Canada, who was with Lockheed 
Aircraft, the space director and Under Secretary of the Air Force 
from 1959-1963; he was director of the communications satellite 
program; director of American Securities Corporation, Washington, 
D.C., Draper Laboratories, General Space Corporation, chairman of 
the Communications Satellite Corporation and COMSAT 
Corporation. David A. Jones, chairman of the giant hospital firm, 
Humana Corporation, heads a firm with 17,000 employees which 
does $1.5 billion a year; he is also a director of Abbott Laboratories. 
The chairman of the executive committee of Abbott is Arthur E. 
Rasmussen, a director of Standard Oil of Indiana, trustee of the 
University of Chicago, which was established by a grant from John 
D. Rockefeller, trustee of the Field Foundation, and the International 
Rescue Committee, chairman of Household International and the 
Adler Planetarium; he is also a director of Amoco. Also director of 
Abbott Laboratories is Philip de Zulueta, a principal Rothschild 
operative in the British government for many years. De Zulueta is a 
close associate of Sir Mark Turner, who is chairman of the 
Rothschild firm Rio Tino Zinc. De Zulueta has been advisor to 
every Prime Minister of England since World War II; he was Private 
Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Harold MacMillan. De 
Zulueta also has served for years as the private emissary between 
the Rothschilds of England and the Canada Bronfmans, who are 
their "cutouts" or front men in this hemisphere. 

Another important world chemical firm is Unilever, founded in 
1894; it is now headed by Lord Hunt of Tanworth, who held many 
important government positions from 1946 to 1973; he is also 
chairman of the Tablet Publishing Company, chairman of the top- 
secret Ditchley Foundation, (conduit for instructions between the 
governments of the United States and England), chairman of 
Banque Nationale de Paris and director of Prudential Corporation 
and IBM; vice chairman of Unilever is Kenneth Durham, who is 
chairman of Woolworth Holdings, Morgan Grenfell Holdings, 
United Technologies, Chase Manhattan Bank, Air Products and 
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British Aerospace and president of the Center for World 
Development and the Leverhulme Trust. Unilever owns Lever 
Brothers in the United States; it bought Anderson Clayton Company 
in 1986, Thomas Lipton Company and Lawry's Foods. 

The drug firm s exercise a potent force in Washington through 
their lobbying activities. The chief lobbyist for the Pharmaceutical 
Manufacturers Association is Washington's highest-powered 
lobbyist, Lloyd Cutler. His mother was Dorothy Glaser; his sister 
Laurel married Stan Bernstein; she is now vice president of the 
public relations firm and advertising giant, McCann Erickson. 

Cutler has been a partner of the Washington law firm Wilmer Cutler 
and Pickering since 1962. He was a counsel to the President from 
1979 to 1981, and is a trustee of the prestigious Brookings 
Institution. A director of Kaiser Industries and American Cyanamid, 
Cutler was with the Lend Lease Administration, served as senior 
consultant to the Presidential Commission on Strategic Forces 1983, 
U.S. Group Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague 1984, and 
is a director of the Yale Development Board, the Foreign Policy 
Association and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member 
of the exclusive club, Buck's, in London and Lyford Cay, Nassau. 
He writes for the CFR magazine, Foreign Affairs. In an article, "To 
Form A Government," he complains that, "the structure of our 
constitution prevents us from doing significantly better." He urges 
that we should correct "this structural fault." The monopolists and 
their highly paid Washington lobbyists often find the Constitution a 
barrier to their plans; they cannot wait to get rid of it, because it is 
the only protection the citizens of the United States have left. 

Hospital combines, as well as the drug firms, have become big 
business, and show close interlocking with major drug companies, 
Baxter Travenol, with $1.5 billion sales per year, interlocks with 
American Hospital Supply Corporation, a $2.34 billion a year 
hospital operation. Both firms have the same chairman, Karl D. 
Bays; he is a director of Standard Oil of Indiana, the omnipresent 
Rockefeller connection. Bays is also a director of Northern Trust, 
Delta Airlines, IC Industries, Amoco, and trustee of Duke, 
Northwestern University and the Lake Forest Hospital. President of 
American Hospital Supply is Harold D. Bemthal, who is also 
director of Bucyars Erie Company, Butler Mfg., Bliss & Laughlin 
Industries and trustee of Northwestern University and Northwestern 
University Hospital. Directors of American Hospital Supply are 
Blaine J. Yarrington, executive vice president of Standard Oil of 
Indiana, director of the Continental Illinois Bank and trustee of the 
Field Museum of Natural History; Yarrington is also a director of 
Baxter Travenol. Other directors of American Hospital Supply are 
Harrington Drake, chairman of Colgate University, director of 
Corinthian Broadcasting System, Irving Bank, Irving Trust; Fred 
Turner, chairman of MacDonald's; Charles S. Munson, Jr., chairman 
of Air Reduction Corporation, Guaranty Trust, Cuban Distilling 
Company, National Carbide, Canada Dry, Reinsurance Corporation 
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London, trustee of the Taft School and Presbyterian Hospital; he 
was in the Chemical Warfare Service and served on the Army and 
Navy Munitions Board; also on the board of Baxter Travenol was 
William Wood Prince, a Chicago tycoon, president of F. H. Prince 
Company, director of Gaylord Freeman, director of Atlantic 
Richfield and trustee of the Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies 
and trustee of Northwestern University 

Another giant hospital holding company, American Medical 
International of Beverly Hills, has seen its revenues climb from a 
mere $500 million a year to $2.66 billion in five years; it now has 
40,000 employees. Chairman is Royce Diener; president is Walter 
Weisman; group vice president is Jerome Weisman. Directors 
include Henry Rosovsky, born in Danzig, Germany; he has been a 
director of the American Jewish Congress since 1975. Rosovsky 
was educated at Hebrew University, College of Jerusalem and 
Yeshiva University; he has been a professor at Harvard since 1965. 
Rosovsky is a member of the Harvard Corporation, director of 
Corning Glass and Paine Webber investment bankers. 

Also director of AMI is Bernard Schriever, born in Bremen, 
Germany. As a general in the United States Air Force, Schriever 
was commander of the ICBM program from 1954 to 1959, Air 
Force Strategic Command from 1959-1966. He is now chairman of 
a contracting firm doing much government business in Washington, 
Schriever-McGee, since 1971. Schriever is also a director of Control 
Data, which operates under extensive Medicare and other 
government contracts, director of defense contractor Emerson 
Electric and transacts much of his business on the links of the 
exclusive Burning Tree Country Club, the historic haunt of defense 
contractors since President Eisenhower made it his favorite place of 
recreation. 

Rocco Siciliano is also a director of AMI; he was with the 
National Labor Relations Board from 1953 to 1957, special assistant 
to President Eisenhower 1957-1959, Under Secretary of Commerce 
1969-71, chairman of TICOR, 1971-1984, a leading California title 
insurance firm, which is now a subsidiary of Southern Pacific 
Siciliano was succeeded as chairman of this firm by Harold Geneen, 
former chairman of ITT. Siciliano is "of counsel" for the 
Washington lobbying firm, Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue; he is also 
a director of the giant J. Paul Getty Trust and the Johns Hopkins 
University School of International Studies, which was founded by 
Owen Lattimore, (named by Senator Joe McCarthy as a leading 
Communist influence in the United States). Also director of AMI is 
S. Jerome Tamkin, a prominent Los Angeles stockbroker, head of 
Tamkin Securities and Tamkin Consulting Company. 

The history of the pharmaceutical drug business has always 
been a chronicle of fraud, of preying on the fears of the uneducated 
and the gullible and taking advantage of the universal fears of the 
illness and death. The grand daddy of all nostrums is Goddard's 
drops, a bone distillate which was sold as a cure for gout in England 
in 1673. In 1711, Tuscarora rice was sold there as a cure for 



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consumption. During some four thousand years of the practice of 
pharmaceutical prescriptions, many "cures" have been found to be 
worse than the disease. William Shakespeare warned, "In Physic 
there is Poison." Dr. R. R. Dracke, well known blood specialist in 
Atlanta, also issued a warning that "the following notable drugs may 
poison the marrow in the bones, decrease the production of white 
blood cells, may cause death and should be taken as medicine only 
with specific instruction from a well known doctor — amidopyrene, 
dinitrophenol (a diet drug), novaldine, antipyrene, sulphanilamide, 
sedormid and salvarsen." 

Physicians have warned that no acetanilid is safe, because all 
coal tar derivatives are powerful heart depressants. Rorer 
Pharmaceuticals makes Ascriptin, and television advertisements 
have been urging men to take an aspirin or aspirin product daily "to 
protect their heart." The attorneys general of Texas and New York 
have requested drug firms to halt the claim that aspirin may prevent 
heart attacks in men; it also reduces fever and makes it difficult for a 
physician to correctly diagnose pneumonia. 

The William S. Merrell Company, merged with Vick Chemical, 
marketed thalidomide as the "tranquilizer of the future." It 
guaranteed control of unpleasant symptoms during pregnancy. 
Unfortunately, the children of mothers who took it were born 
without arms or legs; some had flippers for arms. 60 Minutes 
recently presented a twenty-five year update on English victims of 
thalidomide, carefully avoiding any treatment of American victims. 
The program showed the astounding courage of the victims, who 
tried to carry on daily life, while the reporters seemed hard put to 
keep from bursting into laughter at the strange beings who rolled 
around like human eggs, maneuvering frantically to stay right side 
up. CBS also avoided any mention of the names of the 
manufacturers or distributors of thalidomide, although a typical 
operation of their brand of "adversary journalism" would have been 
to thrust a microphone into the face of the firm's chairman, and 
demand to know why they didn't realize this was a dangerous drug. 
CBS depends heavily on advertising revenues from the 
pharmaceutical manufacturers, and they are not about to offend their 
best customers. 

William S. Merrell also produced MER/29, which was 
advertised as breakthrough in anticholesterol drugs. It was soon 
found that MER/29 caused dermatitis, changing color of hair, loss of 
sex drive and a condition known as "alligator skin." In 1949, Parke- 
Davis' Chloromycetin was hailed as the new wonder drug. Several 
doctors were persuaded to give it to their children, who then died of 
leukemia. 75% of the cases of aplastic anemia resulting from the 
administration of Chloromycetin were fatal. Dr. H. A. Hooks of El 
Paso lost his seven and a half year old son, after he had been assured 
by a Parke -Davis representative that the drug was safe. In December 
1963, a Washington grand jury indicted Richard Merrell and 
chairman William S. Merrell for falsifying date to the FDA on 
MER/29. They filed a "no contest" plea and on June 4, 1964 were 



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fined the maximum fine, $80,000. Parke-Davis defense counsel was 
a former federal judge from 1957 to 1960, Lawrence Walsh, who is 
now much in the news as the White Knight who is prosecuting 
political figures on vague charges of malfeasance. 

After an oral contraceptive pill was found to cause severe 
reactions, the American Medical Association put great pressure on 
Dr. Roger Hegeberg, Assistant Secretary of HEW and the Secretary 
of HEW, Finch, claiming they were "over-emphasizing dangers"; 
the warning on the pill was then cut from 600 words to only 96 
much milder words; this warning was increased by Secretary Finch 
himself of April 7, 1970 to 120 words of warning, which was 
released personally by Finch. The pill was then found to cause fatal 
blood clotting, heart attack and cancer. The behaviour of the AMA 
in this instance contrasted strangely with its violent attacks for many 
years on "quacks," who it protested were the real dangers to the 
public. 

Hoffman FaRoche marketed an intravenous drug, Versed, 
which was linked to forty deaths in two years by FDA studies. 
Richter's definitive work, "Pills, Pesticides and Profits," notes that a 
U.S. company, Velsicol, sold three million pounds of a pesticide, 
Phosvel (leptophos), which had never been approved by the EPA. 
Velsicol exported it to thirty countries. It causes extensive damage 
to the nervous system. In Egypt, it killed one hundred water buffalo 
and poisoned dozens of farmers. Velsicol is a subsidiary of 
Northwest Industries, a three billion dollars a year operation in 
Chicago whose chairman is longtime rail magnate, Ben Heinemann, 
a trustee of the University of Chicago, and the First Chicago 
Corporation. Directors of Northwest Industries are James E. Dovitt, 
director of Hart, Schaffner and Marx, president of Mutual of New 
York, and director of MONY; he is also a director of National Can. 
Other directors of Northwest are William B. Graham, chairman of 
Baxter Travenol Dmg Company, also a trustee of the University of 
Chicago, director of Deere, Field Enterprises, Bell & Howell and 
Borg-Warner; National Council of U.S. China Trade; Thomas S. 
Hyland, vice president of Standard & Poor's; Gaylord Freeman, 
director of Baxter Travenol and Atlantic Richfield; James F. Bere, 
chairman of Borg-Warner, director of Abbott Laboratories, Time, 
Inc., Hughes Tool Company and Continental Illinois Bank. 

After TRIS, a fire-retardant chemical used in clothing, was 
banned in the United States, after years of enthusiastic advertising 
that it would save thousands of children from death by fire each 
year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission banned it in 
1977. 2.4 million TRIS treated garments were then exported to the 
Third World. In 1977, the FDA removed dipyrene from the market. 
It had been found to cause severe blood disorders, interfering with 
the white blood cell function; it was then sold widely in Latin 
America with no warning. 

Cloquinol, a drug used to treat amoebic dysentery, produced by 
Ciba-Geigy in 1934 (Batero Vioform and Mexon) was found to 
cause a nerve disorder. Seven hundred Japanese died from taking it, 



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after 1 1,000 cases of SMON, subacute myelic optic neuropathy. 
Ciba-Geigy then paid a settlement to some 1500 victims and 
survivors. Hoechst marketed an analgesic said to be like aspirin, 
aminopyrein and dipyrene. It was found to cause anemia and was 
banned in the United States, but continued to be sold in Latin 
America and Asia. Chlorophenicol (chloromycetin) also is still sold 
in Latin America and Asia. Travellers are warned to beware of 
drugs in foreign countries which have long been banned in the 
United States. 

The artificial sweetener, aspartame (Nutrasweet) has now 
flooded the American market. It earned $750 million for its 
producers in 1987, although it has come under attack as a cause of 
brain seizures. The debate about aspartame has been going on for 
thirteen years; more Congressional hearings have now been 
scheduled. Meanwhile, Burroughs Wellcome hopes to make 
millions with its new drug for AIDS, AZT. It is said to prolong the 
life of AIDS victims from six months to two years. This firm is 
owned by the Wellcome Trust, of which Lord Franks, a director of 
the Rockefeller Foundation, is director. 

Tranquilizers continue to be big business. Roche Labs 
(Hoffman LaRoche) continues to push its No. 1 seller, Valium, 
while promoting its other sellers, Librium, Limbitrol, Marplan, 
Noludar, Tractan, Clonpin and Dalmane. Roche also produces 
Matulane, which is used in cancer therapy. This drug causes 
leukopenia, anemia, and thrompenia, with side effects of nausea, 
vomiting, stomatitis, dysphagia, diarrhea, pain, chills, fever, 
sweating, drowsiness, tachycardia, bleeding and leukemia. If an 
alternative health care practitioner ever dared to offer such a drug to 
the public, he would be incarcerated for life. We all know how 
dangerous "quacks" are to your health. Roche's medical director, Dr. 
Bruce Medd, hails these drugs as boons to mankind. Listen to his 
rhapsodizing, "Unlike quack remedies, which are neither tested nor 
scientifically proven, Roche products stand for quality and 
efficiency. We at Roche join the fight against medical quackery and 
health fraud." Despite Dr. Medd's assurances, the Office of 
Technology Assessment of the U.S. Government states that 95% of 
the drugs on the market have not been proven to work. Indeed, this 
writer has never heard of any "quack" remedy producing even a 
fraction of the harmful side effects as those listed above as caused 
by Matulane, Dr. Medd's pride and joy. 

Another firm offering "proven" drugs is Smith, Kline Beck- 
man, which made its initial millions from peddling the drug known 
as "speed" through prescriptions from doctors, the notorious 
Dexedrine and Dexamil. Executives of Smith, Kline Beckman have 
pled guilty to 34 charges of covering up 36 deaths and cases of 
severe kidney damage in patients using their drug Selocrin, which 
was finally removed from the market. Dr. Sidney M. Wolfe, in his 
Health Letter, July, 1986 noted that Eli Lilly of Indiana and Smith 
Kline Corporation of Philadelphia pled guilty to criminal charges of 
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people using their drugs. Lilly's Oraflex, an arthritis drug, was on 
the market three months and used by 600,000 Americans before it 
was withdrawn due to its side effects. Smith Kline's high blood 
pressure, Selacryn, sold 300,000 prescriptions in eight months. 
Pfizer withheld information from the FDA about Feldene 
(pyroxicam, an arthritis drug), despite deaths and harmful side 
effects in other countries. McNeil's Suprol, approved in 1985 as an 
oral analgesic was found to cause kidney damage. Orudis 
(jetoprofen), Wyeth's arthritis drug, increased the incidence of 
ulcers. Merital (nomigensine), an antidepressant produced by 
Floechst, was approved by the FDA in December 1984, but had to 
be taken off the market in January 1986, because of fatal reactions, 
including hemolytic anemia. Wellbutrin (buproprion) was found to 
cause convulsions in women and was removed from the market in 
March 1986. 

An officially approved "standard of care" drug for treatment of 
cancer of the colon is based on the use of a highly toxic chemical, 5- 
F-U, despite reports in prestigious medical journals that it doesn't 
work. It continues to be widely used, perhaps because the American 
Cancer Society owns 50% of 5-F-U. Ciba-Geigy of Switzerland has 
found an increasing market in the U.S. public school system for its 
drug Ritalin, which through some alchemy has now become the 
principal means of controlling "hyperactive" (read healthy) school 
children. Social workers had coined a new term ADD (attention 
defect disorder), which could be "controlled" by 20 mg tablets of 
Ritalin in sustained release capsules. Aided by the education 
establishment, which has a propensity for any drug or chemical 
addition to the educational process, Ritalin has had a 97% increase 
in use since 1985. Students are forced to take the drug, or to face 
immediate expulsion from school. The Wall Street Journal, January 
15, 1988, noted that a number of suits have been fded against 
schools by anxious parents concerning the forced use of Ritalin. The 
Georgia Board of Medical Examiners is now looking into the 
skyrocketing use of Ritalin in the schools in Atlanta's affluent 
suburbs. A student now on trial for murder has entered the defense 
that he was on Ritalin. 

Pesticides persist in being even more dangerous than insects. 
Lindane, (Gammelin 20), produced by Hooker Chemical, a 
Rockefeller connected firm, causes dizziness, brain disease, 
convulsions, muscle spasms, and leukemia. For years, the FDA 
waged a battle against Shell Oil's pesticide strips, which contain 
lindane. These strips and other vaporizers continuously emit 
lindane, and are widely used in restaurants, even though it had been 
established that lindane not only contaminates any food substance, 
but also any container for food which is not metal. Although these 
tests were concluded in 1953, the Pesticides Regulator continued to 
allow their use for another sixteen years! FDA reports showed that 
Shell Chemical Company's No Pest Strips continually release 
Vapone 3, the lindane formulation. The Agriculture Department 
strictly forbade their use in meat processing plants, but the 



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enterprising manufacturer then peddled them to restaurants. From 
1965 to 1970, the U.S. Public Health Service released warnings that 
Shell No Pest Strips were dangerous to use in sleeping rooms of the 
elderly or of small children. Dr. Roy T. Hansberry, executive of 
Shell Chemical, which subsidized Shell Development, served on the 
special Agricultural Department seven member task force to study 
pesticide registration procedures. Shell had registered 250 pesticide 
products. Hansberry's personal clearance to serve on this task force 
carried the unsigned note, "The Agricultural Registration Service 
does not have, or know of, any official business with the persons, 
firm s or institutions with which Dr. Hansberry has other financial 
interests . . . which might conflict or constitute a conflict of 
interest." 

Dr. Mitchell A. Zaron, assistant health commissioner, also 
served as a consultant to Shell Chemical, and owned Shell Oil stock. 
He issued reports which purportedly showed Vapona as so safe that 
it required no warnings for infants, or for old or sick persons. At a 
meeting of the Public Health Service, he endorsed the use of 
Vapona strips. John S. Leary, Jr., research division chief staff officer 
for Pharmacology, overruled the department's objection to the 
original Shell registration of Vapona, in 1963, and continued to 
support the use of Vapona, until in 1966, when he resigned to join 
Shell Oil Company. It is estimated there have been thousands of 
victims each year suffering from exposure to Shell No Pest Strips. 

Another pesticide, parathion, which was manufactured by 
Monsanto and Bayer A. G., also has had baneful side effects. The 
pesticide, malathion, used in Pakistan in 1976, poisoned 2,500 
persons, many of whom died. And DDT, as we have noted, long 
after its ban in the United States, continues to find a ready market 
overseas, much to the profit of Mansanto, its producer. 

In 1975, investigators found that two widely prescribed drugs, 
Adactone and Flagyl, produced by G. D. Searle Company, caused 
cancer in test animals. They had annual sales of $17.3 million. The 
firm had given FDA fraudulent data and destroyed records of 
tumors in mice caused by these drugs. 

A Consumers Protective Message, issued from Washington 
March 15, 1962, noted that since 1938, manufacturers had to 
demonstrate the efficacy of a medicine to the government before 
marketing it. However, the regulation contained a significant 
loophole — there was no stated requirement for a demonstration of 
its efficacy, or to furnish evidence that the drug "will live up to its 
claim of its labelling." The Message stated, "There is no way of 
measuring the needless suffering, the money innocently squandered 
and the protraction of illnesses resulting from the use of such 
inefficient drugs." In 1962, Congress enacted the Kefauver-Harris 
amendments requiring evidence of efficacy. The evidence was to be 
judged by the Food and Ding Administration Bureau of Medicine, 
but the post of chief of that bureau was vacant because Bois-feuillet 
Jones, special assistant for medical affairs at HEW, blocked the 
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had testified at the Kefauver hearings on the methods of the 
pharmaceutical manufacturers in promoting prescription drugs. Dr. 
May had testified that the payola and other promotions amounted to 
three and a half times as much as the cost of all the educational 
programs in our medical schools. Jones "won the confidence of the 
pharmaceutical industry by blocking the appointment of Dr. May" 
according to a report in Drug Research Reports, June, 1964. Instead 
of Dr. May, Jones chose Dr. Joseph F. Sadusk, Jr. who did 
everything he could to thwart the efficacy legislation, according to 
testimony before the Senate Committee on Government Operations. 
Sadusk later became a vice-president of Parke -Davis. Sadusk had 
prevented the recall of Parke-Davis' antibiotic drug 
Chloramphenicaol, which had resulted in blood toxicity and 
leukopenia, before he was offered the vice-presidency of Parke- 
Davis. He was succeeded as medical director of the FDA by Dr. 
Joseph M. Pisani at the Bureau of Medicine. Pisani left to work for 
the Proprietary Association of Drug Manufacturers. The next head 
of the Bureau of Medicine later became a top executive at Hoffman 
LaRoche. Dr. Howard Cohn, former head of the FDA medical 
evaluation board, was offered a job at Ciba-Geigy which he 
accepted. Dr. Harold Anderson, chief of the FDA drug division, was 
given a job with Winthrop Drug Company. Morris Yakowitz found 
that his experience at FDA made him eligible for a job at Smith 
Kline and French drug firm. Allan E. Rayfield, who had been 
director of Regulatory Compliance, accepted a position with 
Richardson-Merrell, Inc. 

Thus we find that the revolving door has long been a 
characteristic of government regulation of the pharmaceutical 
industry. Surgeon General Leonard Scheele became president of 
Warner-Lambert Research Labs; FDA Commissioner Charles C. 
Edwards is now listed as senior vice-president of Becton Dickinson, 
a large medical supply firm. Although it is hardly a household word, 
it does one billion dollars a year in the medical field. Its chairman, 
Wesley Howe, is founding chairman of the Health Industry 
Manufacturers Association. FDA Commissioner James L. Goddard 
became chairman of the board at Ormont Drag and Chemical 
Company, whose president is George Goldenberg. The previously 
mentioned Joseph Sadusk, the top physician at FDA, after accepting 
a position as vice-president of Parke-Davis, later was named its 
president. 

One might think that these gentlemen had left FDA only to find 
more pleasant working conditions, which were notably depressing at 
FDA. Dr. Richard Crout, test director at the FDA Bureau of Drugs, 
addressed the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association in 1976 as 
follows: "There was open drunkenness by several employees which 
went on for months . . . crippled by what some peopled called the 
worst personnel in government. There was intimidation internally by 
people, people tittering in comers, throwing spitballs; I am 
describing physicians, people who would slouch down in a chair, 



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not respond to questions, moan and groan with sweeping gestures." 
(from New England Journal of Medicine, May 27, 1976). 

One may ask why a government department composed of 
professionally educated scientists and physicians would tolerate 
such working conditions. The answer is that that Medical Monopoly 
wanted these conditions and saw to it that they prevailed at the 
FDA, so as to drive away sincere, dedicated government servants 
who wanted only to do their job, who desired to protect the public 
from dangerous drugs. It seems that the most dangerous drugs are 
also the most profitable, because they produce dramatic, easily seen 
results. Unfortunately, they also tend to produce such dramatic side 
effects as kidney and brain damage, or sudden death. 

The drug manufacturers are adept at organizing influential 
lobbying groups in Washington, of which the public remains 
unaware. Some ninety-six companies, including Dow, Monsanto, 
Hoffman LaRoche and many others, put up five thousand dollars 
each per year to support the Council of Agricultural Science and 
Technology and the Institute of Food Technology, groups which 
systematically mislead the public about the dangers of cancer- 
causing food additives. They are able to minimize and weaken the 
frequent attempts by Congressmen to expose the dangers of many of 
these additives. It is all part of the game of public relations. 

In the 1950s, Senator Estes Kefauver was one of the nation's 
most influential politicians. It seemed certain that he was headed for 
the White House. However, due to a flood of complaints from his 
constituents about the drug industry practices of gouging the elderly 
and producing dangerous drugs, Kefauver scheduled comprehensive 
hearings before the Senate on the widespread abuses committed by 
the Medical Monopoly. He even called his Subcommittee, the 
Senate Anti-Monopoly Subcommittee. These hearings, held during 
1959 and 1960, revealed that Schering had markups of 1,118% on 
its drug, predisone and that other drug manufacturers routinely 
showed profits of from 10,000% to 20,000% on their drugs. The 
outcome of these hearings was the government recommendations 
for the promotion of "generic," or cheaper non-brand-name, drugs 
for mass sales of the same drugs at cheaper prices. Ostensibly a 
move to curb the excessive profits of the drug companies, the net 
result was that these companies showed vast increases in their 
volume of sales, with corresponding increase in profits. A more 
tragic result was that these hearings proved to be Senator Kefauver's 
political Waterloo. Stung by the publicity and the criticism which 
resulted from the hearings, the word went out from the Medical 
Monopoly, which we have shown, is not merely the officers and 
employees visible to the public, but the shadowy figures in the 
background, (many of them aliens, who control millions of shares in 
these companies through the practice of "street names," concealing 
their power), that "Kefauver is through." When he inaugurated his 
campaign for the presidency, he found that funds had mysteriously 
dried up. Without money, his candidacy was doomed. Disconsolate, 
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some said of a broken heart. Political figures got the message; there 
have been no repeats of the Kefauver hearings on the abuses of the 
drug industry. Individual products, such as the current furore over 
aspartame, may come under Congressional scrutiny, but the overall 
operations of the Drug Trust remain immune from Congressional 
investigation. 

Meanwhile, the drug companies roar ahead with vast sales and 
record profits on their new drugs. Squibb's Capoten, a hypertension 
drug, could reach $900 million in sales this year, almost a billion 
dollars from a single product! Merck expects Vesoten, another 
hypertension drug, to reach $720 million in sales this year. In 1987, 
Merck had thirteen products in eight therapeutic classes which 
reached sales of more than $100 million each. Because of this high 
volume, the cost of production had dropped steadily for the major 
drug firms, an average of a 15% drop since 1980. In effect, this has 
meant an increase in profits of 15% from this single factor. 

In 1987, Syntex reported that 53% of its sales volume of $1.1 
billion came from just two products, Noprosyn and Ahaprox. 
Business Week, January 11, 1988, predicts "another gold mine for 
U.S. Drugmakers." However, this gold mine would be nothing more 
than another dry shaft were it not for the continuing increasing 
prescription for these drugs to their patients by U.S. physicians. The 
Medical Monopoly's weak link is that it is almost totally dependent 
on doctors and hospital personnel to promote its profitable items. 
The $18 to $20 million expenditure required to get a new drug 
through the testing period of from three to twelve years is not 
intended to protect the public from "dangerous" new drugs. It is 
needed to protect the Drag Trust as long as possible, affording them 
the necessary time to milk their present drugs for as much sales as 
possible before they are replaced by newer competing drugs. It is 
called "protecting market share" in the business world. It would be 
called a violation of the anti-trust laws were the drug firms not 
immune from prosecution under these statutes. 

As the stock market slowly recovered from the well planned 
and executed Black Monday, the stock market crash of October 19, 
1987, the drug firms are more than holding their own, rewarding the 
astute monopolists who bought in at the bottom of the market. 
Typical of investment policies of insurance companies are those of 
Equitable Life, which in 1987, had 7.8% of its assets invested in the 
stock of drug manufacturers, including $13 million in Marion Labs, 
$4 million in Merck, $7 million in Syntex and $4 million in Upjohn. 
Another 5.8% of its investments were in the stock of the very 
profitable hospital supply firms. 

No chronicle of the world's important drug firms would be 
complete without relating the connection between drug firms and 
the world drug operation known as "Dope, Inc." It began with a 
small group of international financiers, headquartered in London, 
who officiated in the setting up of an "American" intelligence 
service, which was initially known as the Office of Strategic 
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the close supervision of the British Secret Intelligence Service and 
was later disbanded by President Truman, who was highly 
suspicious of its operations. The OSS then went underground at the 
State Department as a "research group" working on "behavioural 
theory." It was led by one Evron Kirkpatrick, whose wife, Jeane 
Kirkpatrick, is a director of the Rockefeller financed Trotskyite 
group, League for Industrial Democracy and who is frequently 
touted as "a great anti-Communist," the catch being that all good 
Trotskyites are vehemently opposed to the Moscow branch of the 
Communist Party. They still mourn the passing of their leader, Leon 
Trotsky, who was murdered by a Stalinist agent in Mexico City in 
1940. The Kirkpatrick group then resurfaced as "the Central 
Intelligence Agency," headed by Allen Dulles, a partner in the 
Schroder Bank, the bank which had handled Adolf Hitler's personal 
bank account. Dulles' brother, John Poster Dulles, was then 
Secretary of State under President Eisenhower. 

Whatever interest the CIA may have had in "intelligence," it 
soon became clear that its primary interest was in the realization of 
the enormous profits to be made in the international dope trade. 
Because British fortunes in the early nineteenth century had been 
founded in this trade, it was logical that the SIS operatives who set 
up our OSS, later CIA, would have been programmed to go into this 
business. It later became known by the inside sobriquet, "the 
Company," meaning, of course, an enterprise in which one became 
engaged for profit. The excuse advanced to justify going into this 
business was that a "stingy" Congress refused to advance enough 
money to the CIA to finance its covert operations; therefore a loyal 
CIA agent would do whatever possible to aid "the Company" to 
raise funds needed for this work. In fact, some of its most active 
agents, such as Edwin Wilson, suddenly wound up owning six 
million dollar estates in the developing area off the Washington 
Beltway, a certain indication that there was indeed a lot of money 
coming in from somewhere. What is the present magnitude of the 
CIA world drug operation? Lt. Col. Bo Gritz, who has thirty years 
of distinguished service with the United States Army Special 
Forces, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee 
International Narcotic Task Force that 900 tons of heroin and opium 
would enter the free world in 1987, the source being Southeast Asia 
and the Golden Triangle. Col. Gritz had been to Asia a number of 
times to confer with one of Asia's largest drug producers, Khun Sa. 
Khun Sa then laid the blame for the world drug operation squarely 
at the door of some well known CIA operatives, including Theodore 
Shackley, who served as chief of station for the CIA in Laos from 
1965 to 1975. Khun Sa stated that Shackley had worked closely 
with Mao Se Hung, who was then the leading drug smuggler in 
Southeast Asia. Another colleague of Shackley was a "civilian" 
named Santos Trafficante. Trafficante had long been a leading 
figure in the Mafia, and had been called before Congress to testify 
about a possible attempt on the life of Castro in Cuba. When the 
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and prostitution in Havana and other cities. They sought revenge. 
Trafficante was commissioned by Meyer Lansky, the Moneybags of 
the Syndicate, to get rid of Castro. Whether the attempt failed, or as 
is more likely, the Mafia came to an understanding with Castro 
about the dope traffic, is not yet known. Trafficante then became 
heavily involved in the Pacific area of the drug traffic, becoming a 
go-between for the Nugan Hand operation, the drug bank in 
Australia and the Golden Triangle. 

Another prominent personality identified by Khun Sa and 
others as active in the drug trade was Richard Armitage, whose drug 
operations began during the Vietnam War. He later moved to the 
U.S. Embassy in Bangkok. From 1975 to 1979, according to 
witnesses, he used his embassy position to carry on drug operations. 
He then left that post, establishing the Far East Trading Corporation 
in Bangkok. Armitage was later appointed by President Reagan as 
Assistant Secretary of Defense in charge of International Security 
Affairs, reporting directly to the Secretary of Defense, Casper 
Weinberger. Business tycoon Ross Perot then learned of Armitage's 
history. He went to the White House, demanding that Armitage be 
fired. He talked to George Bush, former head of the CIA, who gave 
him the brushoff by sending him to FBI Director William Webster 
(shortly afterwards, Webster was quietly appointed head of the 
CIA). Webster refused to act on Perot's complaints, which opened 
the door for his appointment to the CIA post. Meanwhile, 
Weinberger, fearful that the role of the Defense Department in the 
drug scandal was about to unfold, hastily resigned. He was 
succeeded by Frank Carlucci, who was then serving as National 
Security Advisor, and who was well versed in the entire operation. 
Carlucci personally ordered Perot to drop his crusade against 
Armitage. Because Perot's fortune had been built on huge 
government contracts, he had no choice but to back off. Other 
personages involved were General Richard Secord, who surfaced as 
a figure in the Iran-Contra affair, who had boasted of flying plane 
loads of gold to Southeast Asia to pay off the drug smugglers. 

The daytime soap opera known as the Iran-Contra affair was 
made to order for the secretive operatives of the CIA. They 
delighted in leading the obtuse members of Congress on one wild 
goose chase after another, while the real story remained untold. It 
was chefs surprise, a culinary delight of drugs, the sale of arms to 
belligerents, and money, well seasoned with political sauce, stirred 
with various commitments to the State of Israel by leading 
Washington politicians, and topped with luscious Swiss bank 
accounts. In fact, the Iran Contra affair was the logical culmination 
of the longtime involvement of the Rockefeller interests and the 
Drug Trust in pro-Communist activity. John D. Rockefeller himself 
had tucked the sum of $10,000 in cash into Leon Trotsky's pocket 
before seeing him off to start the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. 
The Trotskyite Socialist Workers Party which was left behind to 
subvert the United States, was operating under the name of the 
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for Industrial Democracy. Thus the Drag Trust, while maintaining 
the Stalinist Communist government in Russia, simultaneously 
maintained a Communist backup regime in the United States, the 
Trotskyite movement, in case the Stalinist regime should fall. 
Noticeably irked by this competition, Stalin sent an agent Mexico to 
eliminate his rival, whom he had previously exiled, realizing that 
Trotsky was still too popular in Russia to be murdered there. 

The Trotsky organization now had its political martyr. During 
the 1950s, it quietly placed its members in power in the media, the 
universities and the government, replacing, in most instances, the 
incumbent Stalinist hardliners. The Stalinists in Washington who 
had surrounded Roosevelt and Truman were gradually replaced with 
"neoconservatives," that is, hard-line anti-Moscow ideologues, who 
later added to their masquerade by additional and impressive noms 
de plume, such as "the Hard Right," "the New Right," "the Religious 
Right," or, in some instances, merely as "conservatives." None other 
than the Hollywood man on the white horse, Ronald Reagan, rode 
into power in 1980 on a tide of "neoconservatism." His principal 
backing came from the CIA, which by then was only a mouthpiece 
for the neoconservatives, and its house organ, the National Review, 
whose editor, William Buckley, boasted that the only job he had 
ever had was with the CIA. Jeane Kirkpatrick, of the Rockefeller 
financed League for Industrial Democracy, became the spokesman 
for the new policy, while Reagan's entire team was dominated by 
the Hoover Institution, whose two senior fellows, Sydney Hook and 
Seymour Martin Lipset, were on the board of LID. Thus David 
Rockefeller maintained close liason with the Stalinist Communists 
in Moscow, while other Rockefeller interests directed the "anti- 
Communist" stance of the Reagan regime. It was a classic Hegelian 
operation of thesis and antithesis, with the still unresolved synthesis 
yet to come. The power of the LID lay in its domination of the CIA 
and its total commitment to the State of Israel as the world 
headquarters of the Trotskyite Communist movement. Thus Elliott 
Abrams, son-in-law of the Israeli propagandist Norman Podhoretz, 
who was editor of the American Jewish Committee organ, 
Commentary, was appointed by Reagan to direct the Contra 
operation in Nicaragua, a classic standoff between the Stalinist 
regime in Managua and Trotskyite directed rebels in the hills. 

The drug involvement in this operation should surprise no one, 
because the Rockefeller interests, having established the American 
Drag Trust, had long been active not only in ethical drugs but in 
unethical ones as well. The contra affair not only threatened to blow 
the lid off the Iran Connection; it endangered the Israeli Connection, 
the Swiss Connection, and the Rockefeller Connection as well. The 
danger was averted by astute maneuvering of the docile 
congressmen, and by adroit manipulation of the media to focus on 
Col. Oliver North and Admiral Poindexter, to the exclusion of their 
controllers. Thus a "crusade against Communism," a noble effort to 
contain the Communists a la George Kennan, to be financed with 
"dirty" money from the sale of drugs, was at last revealed to be the 



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same old crew of CIA agents peddling their drugs and laundering 
their money in various parts of the world. (The present writer is now 
researching a book which will document all of these operations.) 

The CIA drug connection was not only deeply rooted in the 
quest for easy profits, but also in the concurrent plan to achieve total 
control over the people of the world by the masters of the Drag 
Tmst. Thus Bowart states, "The Cryptocracy is a brotherhood 
reminiscent of the ancient secret societies, with rites of initiation and 
indoctrination programs to develop in its loyal membership the 
special understanding of its mysteries. It has secret codes and oaths 
of silence which reinforce the sense of elitism necessary for the 
maintenance of its strict loyalty." The present writer has described 
some of these secret rites in "The Curse of Canaan." 

The emphasis on drugs and experimentation which originated 
with the German allopathic school of medicine, and which was 
brought to this hemisphere by Illuminati initiates such as Daniel 
Coit Gilman, was the first step in transforming the entire medical 
practice of the United States from a patient-oriented, healing process 
to a totally different approach, in which the patient became an 
instrument to be manipulated for the benefit of various other 
programs, mainly experimental science. This had been typified by 
Dr. J. Marion Sims, the "mad doctor" responsible for setting up 
what is now the Rockefeller controlled Memorial Hospital Sloan 
Kettering Cancer Center in New York. This total commitment to 
"Science" also guided and inspired the CIA drug programs, Projects 
Bluebird, Artichoke, MK Ultra, and MK Delta, in which some 139 
drugs were used on unsuspecting victims, the substances abused 
including cannabis, LSD, Scopolamine, Sodium Amytal, Chloral 
Hydrate (the knockout drops of the Old West), ergot, cocaine, 
morphine and heroin. 

The CIA drug story begins in 1943, when the organization was 
still known as the OSS. A Dr. Albert Hoffmann was experimenting 
in the Sandoz Laboratories in Switzerland (Sandoz was then 
controlled by the Warburg family). Although Sandoz has been 
manufacturing a substance known as LSD, or lysergic acid, since 
1938, it had only been used in experiments with monkeys. A later 
form of this substance, LSD-25, produced amazing psychotropic 
effects, as Dr. Hoffmann accidentally discovered, when he absorbed 
a small quantity of rye fungus, the base for the drug, while he was 
working. This happened during August of 1943, at the height of the 
Second World War. Dr. Hoffmann later reported, "There surged 
upon me an uninterrupted stream of fantastic images of 
extraordinary plasticity and vividness and accompanied by an 
intense kaeleidoscopic-like play of colors ... I thought I was dying or 
going crazy." This was the first "trip," the precursor of millions of 
such experiences by drug cultists. By 1958, Dr. Hoffmann had 
expanded his interests to Mexican mushrooms and mescaline, both 
of which then became very popular among leading bankers in New 
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At the time of the discovery of LSD, Allen Dulles was posted 
in Switzerland, as though by precognition. It was under his 
leadership that the CIA became transformed into the foremost 
operation of Dope, Inc. He was then engaged in various activities 
with officials of the Nazi regime. To this day, no one has been able 
to ascertain whether he was trying to preserve the Hitler regime, or 
to overthrow it. The most likely assumption is that he was trying to 
preserve it to a point, lest the war end too soon for the profit-minded 
munitions makers, but at the same time to prevent any sort of 
victorious ending for his Nazi cohorts. The notes of 
Gotterdammerung had already been sounded. Dulles' association 
with the Hitler regime went back to a fateful meeting in Cologne in 
1933, when he and his brother, John Foster Dulles, assured Hitler 
the money would be forthcoming to guarantee the fruition of his 
goals as he had set them forth in "Mein Kampf." Allen Dulles later 
became a director of the Schroder Bank, which handled Hitler's 
personal bank account. Interestingly, enough, no one has ever been 
able to trace one cent of Hitler's considerable personal fortune, 
which he had received from the sale of his books and other income. 
Unlike his opponent, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hitler had no trust fund 
from his mother (the proceeds from the China opium trade). 

Dulles, as an international spymaster, would probably have 
been aware of Dr. Hoffmann's experiments. After he had returned to 
the United States and became director of the newly created CIA, 
Dulles ordered 10 kg of LSD from Sandoz, the stated purpose being 
"for use in drug experiments with animals and human beings. As 
there are some 10,000 doses per gram, this meant that Dulles 
ordered one hundred million doses of LSD. Meanwhile, a Dr. 
Timothy Leary had been hired by the National Institute of Health to 
experiment with psychedelic drugs, including LSD. Leary had 
already been forced to resign from West Point, and was later fired 
from the faculty at Harvard, perhaps the only person who could say 
this. Leary's NIH study was financed by a grant from the Uris 
Foundation of New York City. It continued from 1953 to 1956, 
when it was moved to the U.S. Public Health Service, the 
experiments going on until 1958, and also at HEW from 1956 to 
1963. A CIA Memo dated November 1, 1963 featured glowing 
accounts of the work of Dr. Leary and his associate, Dr. Richard 
Alpert (who also was later fired from the staff at Harvard). They 
invented the turn on, tune in, drop out movement which 
incapacitated the youth of America for an entire generation. The 
movement, in which the CIA always had a proprietary interest, was 
given academic status when it was launched from the ivy-covered 
halls of Harvard by Leary and his group. After their forced 
departure from Harvard, they were esconced in a million dollar 
estate in New York by the wealthy Mellon heir, Tommy Hitchcock. 
Their movement swept over the campuses of American universities 
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A later governmental investigation of the CIA, which was 
chaired, naturally enough, by Nelson Rockefeller, made this 
comment in its Rockefeller Report to the President on CIA 
activities, "Beginning in the late 1940s, the CIA began to study the 
properties of certain behaviour-influencing drugs ... all the records 
concerning the program were ordered destroyed in 1973, including a 
total of 1 52 separate files. CIA also contracted with the then Bureau 
of Narcotics to have mind-influencing drugs given to unwitting 
subjects in 'normal life-settings.' " 

The above referred to several unfortunate incidents, in which 
CIA employees, who had been given doses of LSD without their 
knowledge, committed suicide under its malign influence. The 
families of these victims learned many years later of the true 
circumstances of these "suicides" and successfully sued the 
government to obtain financial settlements. 

Of the various CIA projects, the most notorious was MK Ultra. 
These programs were supervised by another prototype of the "mad 
doctor," a Dr. Sidney Gottlieb. Despite the havoc wrought by his 
activities, Dr. Gottlieb was never brought to trial. Indeed, the then 
director of the CIA, Richard Helms, made certain that all records of 
the MK Ultra operation were destroyed during his last days in 
office, leaving Dr. Gottlieb immune to prosecution. 

Dr. Gottleib, who has been described by observers as "a 
pharmaceutical Dr. Strangelove," envisioned dosing entire 
populations with hallucinogenic drugs. Influenced by his CIA 
experiments, the U.S. Army contemplated a program of driving 
whole populations insane with these drugs. Some 1,500 military 
personnel were then given LSD in tests run by the Army Chemical 
Corps, during the mid 1960s. Many of them suffered severe 
psychological damage, the most terrifying symptoms appearing 
years later. The Army then moved on to testing a more powerful 
chemical hallucinogen, which it called B.Z This drug was tested at 
Edgewood Arsenal between 1959 and 1975. About 2,800 soldiers 
were exposed to B.Z. Some of them have since lodged complaints 
that they suffered irreparable damage from the experiment. 

One of the peripheral results of the CIA drug program was the 
assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the blame subsequently 
being laid at the door of various groups, the CIA, the Mafia, the 
Cuban Communists and others. The basis for these charges was that 
all of them were deeply involved. To cover up the trail, some forty 
people later died by violence. Some of them were media writers, the 
most prominent being the late Dorothy Kilgallen, a widely known 
columnist. In 1965 she used her connections to get permission to 
interview Jack Ruby in his prison cell. She later told friends that she 
had been able to obtain evidence that would "blow the J. F. Kennedy 
case sky high." Shortly afterwards, she was found in her apartment, 
dead of what was later diagnosed as an "overdose" of barbiturates 
and alcohol. The apartment was a shambles, and all of her notes of 
her conversations with Ruby had disappeared. To this day, no one 
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Kilgallen's death as an excuse to issue pious warning about "the 
dangers of mixing barbiturates and alcohol" but said nothing about 
the dangers of visiting Jack Ruby. Early in 1967, Ruby repeatedly 
complained that he was being poisoned. He was then diagnosed as 
having cancer, but he died of a "stroke," as did one of his 
accomplices, David Ferrie. 

The apparition of Dr. Sidney Gottlieb as the CIA's "mad 
scientist" is eclipsed by the record of Dr. D. Ewen Cameron, who 
epitomized the Hollywood version of the insane doctor 
experimenting on helpless human subjects. Born in Scotland, Dr. 
Cameron moved to the United States, where he became a citizen. 
Although he carried on most of his medical work in Canada, he was 
a resident of Lake Placid, New York. The basis for the two-country 
operation may have been a desire to avoid lawsuits. In 1943, Dr. 
Cameron received a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to set up 
a new psychiatric institute, the Allen Memorial Institute, as a wing 
of the Royal Victorian Hospital, the teaching hospital of McGill 
University in Montreal. This Rockefeller connection later resulted in 
some $10 million of CIA money being channelled to Cameron 
through Dr. Gottlieb as part of the MK Ultra project. This money 
was transferred to Dr. Cameron, beginning in 1953, because he had 
already demonstrated his commitment to mind-altering experiments. 
The CIA funds were therefore marked for mind control. 

Dr. Cameron had come to the favorable attention of the 
Rockefeller interests after he invented some of the most terrifying 
"psychiatric" techniques ever known. He invented a process called 
"depatterning" as well as a later technique called "psychic driving," 
either of which would have done credit to any Communist brain 
washing expert. "Depatterning" began with heavy drug dosages, 
combined with electric shock, the then popular Electro Convulsive 
Therapy, or ECT, as it was usually known. It was later discredited 
for years because of the damage to the patients, but, incredibly, has 
now been revived and is in constant use in some circles. ECT has 
been described by its victims as the most terrifying ordeal which can 
be imagined. Basically, it was simply the electrocution process 
which was shut off just before it became fatal. The patient was 
strapped into a chair and electrocuted two or three times a day. 

Initially, depatterning was limited to the heavy drug dosages, 
over a period from fifteen to thirty days; this part of the program 
was called "sleep therapy." A "sleep cocktail," which itself was 
worthy of the imagination of a Dr. Frankenstein, consisted of 100 
mg of Thorazine, 100 mg ofNembutal, 100 mg of Seconal, 150 mg 
of Vernonal and 100 mg. of Phenergan, any one of which would be 
enough to put any patient to sleep. The sleep cocktail was 
administered to the patient three times a day. Later in the sleep 
therapy treatment, the patient was awakened two or three times a 
day to receive the electric shock treatments. Dr. Cameron ignored 
the recommended voltage for shock treatments, increasing them 
twenty to forty times higher than any other doctor had ever dared. 

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constantly during the electro-shock "therapy." It was his fond belief 
that the screams also were an essential part of the treatment, 
although it is likely that it represented his personal gratification. 

The next step in depatterning, which was also one of the 
weirder Cameron inventions, was "sensory isolation," in which the 
patient was placed in a large box, with his eyes padded and his ears 
plugged. After some thirty days of the Cameron depatterning 
treatment, the patient was reduced to a helpless zombie. Satisfied 
that he had purged the patient of all previous images and ideas, Dr. 
Cameron moved into the next phase, which he called "psychic 
driving." This consisted of forcing the patient to listen to tape- 
recorded messages, repeated over and over, thousands of times. This 
"treatment" was administered through pillow speakers or 
headphones. Every intelligence agency in the world was green with 
envy when they heard of the new Cameron techniques. Luckily, the 
CIA had been the first on the scene, and provided him with ample 
funds for his lunatic obsessions. 

Born in 1901 near Glasgow, Cameron had studied at the 
University of London, where he may have picked up some of his 
strange ideas. It is also likely that he became involved with some 
cult in London, which featured such monstrous ideas. After all, 

Mary Shelley had written Lrankenstein in that very milieu. 
Throughout his activities in Canada, the CIA Technical Services and 
the Staff Chemical Division enthusiastically funded his work. 
Honors poured in on him, as word spread about his "innovative" 
techniques. He became chairman of the Canadian Psychiatric 
Association, chairman of the American Psychiatric Association, and 
founding chairman of the World Psychiatric Association. 

After Dr. Cameron's death in 1967, the CIA found itself 
besieged by some of the survivors of his victims. In the most 
advanced stages of MK Ultra, he had experimented on some 53 
people. This group included some prominent Canadians. An action 
was finally brought by Harry Weinstein, whose father Louis had 
been a leading Montreal businessman. Another victim was Velma 
Orlikon, wife of a Democratic Party Member of the Canadian 
Parliament. Despite these pedigrees, the victims found themselves 
up against a stone wall. The Washington Post noted in January, 

1988, that the CIA was still fighting the action of nine elderly 
Canadians who had been drugged during the 1950s and who were 
asking $175,000 each in damages, later increased to $1,000,000 
each. The case was then ordered to trial, after nine years of delaying 
tactics by the CIA, but no one is predicting a speedy solution. 

During the Cameron era, the CIA continued its own 
experiments in the United States. They enlisted the services of a 
narcotic operator, George Hunter White, and set him up in an 
apartment in Greenwich Village. He was given a cover identity as 
an artist and a seaman, who met people at parties or in bars and 
lured them back to the apartment. The CIA money had transformed 
the seedy apartment into an espionage apparatus complete with two- 
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of the trade. White dosed his visitors with LSD, while the CIA 
equipment meticulously recorded their reactions. These frequently 
consisted of "bad trips" in which the victims went temporarily 
insane, tried to commit suicide or murder and gave other evidences 
of the "mind control" which the CIA wished to leam. 

To avoid exposure from complainants, the CIA transferred 
White to San Francisco, where he was given the run of two more 
CIA pads. He then initiated Operation Midnight Climax. Drug 
addicted prostitutes were paid to pick men up in local bars and bring 
them back for an orgy which featured drinks heavily laced with 
LSD. The ensuing action was taped and photographed in every 
detail, although the results are not likely to be made available to the 
Library of Congress. 

Despite the excesses to which doctors such as Dr. Cameron and 
Dr. Sims went in their scientific enthusiasm, there are horror stories 
equally disturbing from the clinical experiments conducted by the 
ethical drug companies. With hundreds of millions in dollars of 
potential profits riding on each new drug product, the Medical 
Monopoly must comply with the regulations which they themselves 
have drafted and put into place. The purpose of the regulations is to 
protect the market share of a new wonder drug until it can be 
replaced by a newer wonder drug. As one alternative health care 
practitioner, who had been sent to prison for selling herbal teas, 
remarked, "A wonder drug is a drug that you take and then you 
wonder what it's going to do to you." 

The restrictions on new drugs are usually complied with if the 
manufacturer believes it may be a big money maker. He is not about 
to release a new drug to the market, have it meet with success and 
then be forced to recall it because he has not complied with all of 
the regulations. From 1948 to 1958, pharmaceutical companies 
introduced 4,829 new products, 3,686 new compounds and 1,143 
new dosages. All of these products had to go through the process. 
New drugs are reported to take an average time of from seven to ten 
years to receive final FDA approval, a process which costs from ten 
to twelve million dollars, frequently as much as eighteen to twenty 
million. Clinical testing goes through three clearly defined phases. 
Phase I calls for the testing of the new drug on a small number of 
healthy people. Phase II requires that "volunteers" take the drug 
during a two year trial basis. Phase III calls for more diverse clinical 
testing on from one thousand to three thousand patients over a three 
year period. This means that doctors and hospitals administer the 
drug only because the Phase II testing has established its toxicity 
and other possible side effects. These are generally patients who are 
in a position to sue or generate unfavorable publicity if the drug 
proves to be dangerous, which means that those who prescribe the 
drug are relying on the Phase II testing to recommend it as reliable. 

Phase II, in which the drug is tested on human beings, generally 
requires a captive population. The drugs are sometimes tested 
secretly in schools, hospitals and mental institutions, but the 
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test population, those confined to our prisons, because they are 
unlikely to complain. Even inmates of mental institutions have been 
known to complain, after their release, that they were subjected to 
illegal drug testing. Prisoners who have been convicted of crimes 
are less likely to complain. Since the turn of the century, the United 
States has led the world in the number of medical experiments 
carried on in prisons. 

The law-abiding citizen might think that it is all right to 
conduct medical experiments on prisoners, even though a number of 
German doctors were executed for just such an offense. Drag testing 
might be one way in which the prisoner could repay his debt to 
society. However, the reality of the situation today is that, although 
there are many criminals confined in our prisons, there are also 
increasing numbers of Americans sent to prisons for political 
offenses. These political prisoners run the same risks in medical 
experiments as do the most hardened criminals. Each year, a larger 
number of sentences are handed down by American courts as 
punishment for banking problems, mortgage problems or tax 
problems. 

Because of the Medical Monopoly's control of the media, the 
use of prisoners in medical experiments rarely comes to the 
attention of the American people. An exhaustive search of magazine 
indexes from 1900 to the present day reveals only a few such 
stories, which were uniformly favorable to the experiments. The 
prisoners themselves have little media access, unless they riot and 
bring the cameramen in in force, with the full top story treatment. 
The American Medical Association is still the leading advocate of 
using prisoners for drug testing. The columnist, Pertinax, writing in 
the British Medical Journal, January 1963 commented, "I'm 
disturbed that the World Medical Association is now hedging on its 
clause about using criminals as experimental material. The AMA 
influence has been at work on its suspension. At the tenth meeting, 
American scientists joked about it. One of the nicest American 
scientists I know was heard to say 'Criminals in our prisons are fine 
experimental material — and much cheaper than chimpanzees'." 

The scientist was not making a bad joke — chimpanzees cost as 
much as $4500 each, while American prisoners can be had for as 
little as one dollar a day. Pertinax was commenting on the proposal 
made by the World Medical Association in 1961, and offered for 
adoption, that "prisoners, being captive groups, should not be used 
as the subjects of experiments." The proposal was vociferously 
objected to by delegates from the American Medical Association 
and it was finally tabled. 

If this smacks somewhat of the crimes of "Nazi doctors" and 
their experiments on prisoners, the coincidence is not accidental. 

The accused physicians testified in their own defense that they were 
merely following practices of long standing in the United States. At 
one trial, in 1947, 515 German doctors were tried at Nuremberg, 
indicted on the charge that they had conducted experiments on 
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American doctors in Philadelphia had used convicts for medical 
experiments, injecting them with plague and beri beri germs; in 
1915, pellagra was injected into convicts in Massachusetts; in 1944, 
hundreds of prisoners in the United States were injected with 
malaria under the excuse of wartime necessity, to aid our soldiers in 
the Pacific. Despite this defense, the German doctors were convicted 
and some of them were executed. 

The subject surfaced again with the recent publication of 
Robert Jay Lufton's book, "Nazi Doctors," one of the series of books 
about Nazis which pour from American presses in an ever- 
increasing stream, obeying the dictum that anything sells in the 
United States if a swastika is emblazoned on the cover. The book 
resulted in a spirited discussion in the Letters page of the New York 
Times Sunday Book Review. Bruno Bettelheim had originally 
reviewed the book, asserting that the effort to understand the Nazi 
doctors was wrong, "because of the ever-present danger that 
understanding fully may come close to forgiving." Christians, of 
course, offer forgiveness as a basic religious precept. Paul Ramsey 
wrote to include an excerpt from an advertisement, "Professor 
McCance and the members of the Medical Research Department 
want to be informed, if and when children are bom in lying-in 
homes and women's wards in hospitals afflicted with Meningocele 
or similar abnormalities, which will make it unlikely that the 
children will survive longer than a short time. Professor McCance 
and his department wish to make some experiments on these 
children, which will give them no sorts of pains, but they feel not 
entitled to make these experiments on normal, healthy children. 
When the birth of these children comes to be known, Professor 
McCance is to be informed at once by telephone." 

Mr. Ramsey noted that this advertisement appeared in an 
American publication in 1946, while the German doctors were on 
trial. Telford Taylor, the American prosecutor at the Nuremberg 
trials, wrote to the Times to correct errors which had already 
appeared, including the statement that one of those sentenced was 
"Edwin Katzenellenbogen, who at one time had been a member of 
the faculty at Harvard Medical School." Taylor stated that no one by 
the name of Kazenellenbogen had ever been tried at Nuremberg. 
Indeed, the name seems to have been included as an elaborate 
practical joke, the name having surfaced in previous practical jokes. 
The Times made no apology. Telford Taylor further pointed out that 
twenty physicians had been tried at Nuremberg in the instance 
mentioned, not nineteen as stated in the review, and that four were 
hanged, five sentenced to life in prison, three received lesser 
sentences and seven were acquitted on all charges." 

Large scale medical experimentation, similar to that which was 
condemned as a crime at Nuremberg at the same time that it was 
still being practiced in American prisons, takes undue advantage of 
the "volunteers." Some are illiterate; most are young and healthy 
and have never had any serious illness. They have little concept of 
what it may be like to come down with a serious illness as a result of 



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being injected with experimental drugs, or the lifelong 
complications which may result. 

In 1963, Time magazine ran an expose of large scale programs 
which federal government officials had established in our prisons. 
These vast testing programs were justified as being part of the "war 
on cancer" which Bobst and the Laskers had launched from the 
White House. The doctors were injecting prisoners with live cancer 
cells and with blood from persons suffering from leukemia. Several 
doctors in Oklahoma were grossing three hundred thousand dollars a 
year from drug manufacturers in these deals; these doctors also 
regularly collected blood from prisoners, paying them $7 a quart; 
they then sold the blood for $15. 

During the 1940s, when the first stories about the use of 
prisoners in medical experiments began to receive some circulation, 
the American Medical Association requested Governor Dwight of 
Illinois to scotch the stories. He whitewashed the experiments by 
appointing Morris Fishbein and other AMA leaders to a committee 
which solemnly "investigated" the programs and returned with 
glowing reports. Fishbein himself came back from Stateville 
Penitentiary to describe the prisoner experiments as "ideal, because 
of their conformity with ethical rules." Fishbein elaborated his 
enthusiasm by pointing out that the program rendered a genuine 
service to the entire public because of the "reformation value in 
serving as a subject in a medical experiment." One might have 
expected Fishbein to appear at Nuremberg, to defend the German 
doctors with the same argument, that they had offered this same 
"reformation value" to the inmates of the concentration camps. A 
public relations spokesman for Wyeth laboratories was puzzled by 
the indignation in some quarters, releasing a statement that "Almost 
all of our Phase II testing is done on prisoners." 

In fact, there was fierce and ongoing competition among the 
major drug firms to line up prisoners who could be used as 
"subjects" in medical experiments. Upjohn and Parke-Davis adhered 
to established principles of monopoly when they acquired 
"exclusive rights" to the inmates of Jackson State Prison in 
Mississippi. These firms subsequently were able to enroll 1 ,200 of 
the 4,000 convicts there in the testing program. Business Week 
offered a somewhat critical comment on the program, pointing out 
that "tests at the prison are designed primarily to measure the 
toxicity of the drug rather than its efficiency . . . doses are built up 
gradually to the point where adverse reactions occur." In plainer 
English, the dosage was increased until it made the prisoner so ill or 
caused serious damage. The results often were crippling or death. 
However, the prisoners were paid thirty cents a day for submitting 
to these experiments. Business Week touched upon the fact that it 
was precisely the life-threatening aspect of Phase II testing for 
which the prisoners were needed. The pharmaceutical companies 
needed to know how many people might be injured by the drug, or 
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The drug testing programs were welcomed by prison officials, 
who maintained ancient buildings dating back to the Civil War to 
house the prisoners, while they built themselves monumental new 
administration offices and other perquisites of the trade. In 1971, the 
New York State Prison System spent $5,500 a year for each prisoner 
in the system, of which 72 cents a day went for food, and 15 cents a 
day for clothing and other amenities. Of the budgeted $17 a day per 
prisoner, less than a dollar a day went for his physical maintenance. 
This was an essential part of a prison system which had been set up 
the Boss Tweed and which still offered many golden opportunities 
to those who were alert. 

Only a few stories leaked out to the public during these postwar 
years. Prisons are closed systems and investigative reporters are 
rarely welcomed. One of the most horrifying, which would have 
shamed any Nazi doctor, came from Vacaville State Prison in 
California. Extensive testing programs had been carried out here for 
years. A few of the prisoners were paid $15 a month, but most of 
them received only a dollar a day. The victims reported an alarming 
list of results, such as heart damage, loss of hair, joint pains, 
swelling of the legs, shortness of breath and hemorrhages of the 
skin. One testing outfit, under the name of the Solano Institute for 
Medical and Physical Research, actually was able to set up its 
headquarters at the prison. Established as a nonprofit corporation 
under the California charitable trust law, the "Institute" subjected 
1,500 prisoners to various types of injections. One prisoner who had 
been sent to Vacaville for "treatment" later sued the doctor, a 
leading dermatologist who was head of his professional association. 
The prisoner had been forced to take muscular injections of 
Lederle's Caridase drug. This drug contained fibrinolytic enzymes 
which were intended for use as an anti-inflammatory agent. The 
patient testified that he had been seized by trustees and held while 
he was forcibly injected in both arms. He subsequently developed a 
near-fatal disease of the muscles and chronic stomach ulcers, while 
his weight dropped from 140 pounds to a mere 75 pounds. He 
received four dollars in compensation. 

The King of the Prison Experiments was one Dr. Austin 
Stough. He had initiated contracts with the nation's largest 
pharmaceutical manufacturers to carry out drug testing at a number 
of prisons in three southern states, Alabama, Arkansas and 
Oklahoma. The program, to test blood plasma, at its peak involved 
137 prisons from 1963 to 1970 and was paid for by 37 drug 
companies, including such leading firms as Upjohn, Wyeth, Lederle, 
Squibb and Merck. Although the financial rewards were impressive, 
the results of the program proved inconclusive. The program was 
later criticized as operating under "gross mismanagement, sloppy 
handling and contamination" of test samples, criticism which put an 
end to the program. Hundreds of prisoners suffered from its after 
effects for years. Stough had set up a prison monopoly which 
brought in good returns until his methods were exposed as being 
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Despite the dramatic implications of the drug testing stories, 
they met with thunderous silence from the "bleeding hearts" of the 
nation's media, perhaps because publicity about these programs 
might have raised conjecture as to why German doctors had been 
executed for the same practices. A survey of Readers Guide, the 
index to magazine articles printed throughout the United States, 
showed that from 1945 to 1970, during the height of the testing 
programs in the prisons, there were only three stories about it during 
this entire period. The first, a heart warming story in Coronet, 
November 1950, was titled "Prison Heroes Conquer Malaria," a 
glowing account of experiments conducted at the Illinois State 
Prison at Joliet, where Dr. Fishbein himself had been overwhelmed 
by the "ethical" nature of the drug testing program. The second 
story, in the Saturday Evening Post, March 2, 1963, was titled 
"Convict Volunteers." It too was an uncritical account of the drug 
experimenters, describing the prisoners as "human guinea pigs." The 
journalist quoted one convict, who was deliberately burned on both 
arms, "The pain was pretty bad," and mentioned other prisoners who 
had been injected with live cancer cells. Despite the fact that this 
story, written about inmates at the Ohio State Prison in Columbus, 
mentioned that these convicts did not receive any pay for submitting 
to these experiments (Ohio statutes piously forbid such payments, 
saving the drug companies even more money), the writer ends his 
article with a glowing tribute to the program, pointing out that it 
caused "the volunteers to feel self-respect." 

The third story, in Business Week, June 27, 1964, noted that the 
drug companies were able to save many millions of dollars by using 
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Chapter 10 



The Rockefeller 
Syndicate 



Many American conservatives believe as a matter of faith that 
the Rockefellers and the Council on Foreign Relations exercise 
absolute control over the government and the people of United 
States. This thesis can be accepted as a working formula if one 
remains conscious of the larger issues. Two writers for whom the 
present writer has great respect, Dr. Emanuel Josephson and Morris 
Bealle, insisted on focusing on the Rockefellers and excluding all 
other aspects of the World Order. This severely limited the effect of 
their otherwise groundbreaking work on the Medical Monopoly. 

This writer advanced a contrary view in "The World Order," 
fixing upon the Rothschild monetary power, which reached a point 
of world control by 1885, and its London policy group, the Royal 
Institute of International Affairs, as the policy makers for what has 
essentially been since 1900, a re-established colonial government in 
the United States. The colonial, or occupation, government, 
functions primarily through the Council on Foreign Relations, but 
only as the subsidiary of RIIA and through the Rockefeller 
Foundation, which controls government functions, the educational 
establishments, the media, the religions and the state legislatures. 

It is true that the American colonials have "free elections," in 
which they have the absolute right to vote for one of two opposing 
candidates, both of whom have been handpicked and financed by 
the Rockefeller syndicate. This touching evidence of "democracy" 
serves to convince most Americans that we are indeed a free people. 
We even have a cracked Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to prove it. 
American youths have been free since 1900 to be marched off to die 
in Hegelian wars in which both combatants received their 
instructions from the World Order. We are free to invest in a stock 
market in which the daily quantity, price and value of the monetary 
unit is manipulated and controlled by a Federal Reserve System 
which is answerable only to the Bank of England. It has maintained 
its vaunted "independence" from our government control, but this is 
the only independence it has ever had. 

The realization that we do indeed live under the dictates of the 
"Rockefeller Syndicate" can well be the starting point of the long 
road back of a genuine struggle for American independence. In 
exposing "the Rockefellers" as agents of a foreign power, which is 
not merely a foreign power, but a genuine world government, we 
must realize that this is not merely a group dedicated to making 



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money, but a group which is committed to maintaining the power of 
a colonial form of government over the American people. Thus the 
ancient calumny of John D. Rockefeller as a man obsessed by greed 
(a category in which he has plenty of company) obscures the fact 
that from the day the Rothschilds began to finance his march 
towards a total oil monopoly in the United States from their coffers 
at the National City Bank of Cleveland, Rockefeller was never an 
independent power, nor does any department of the Rockefeller 
Syndicate operate as an independent power. We know that the Cosa 
Nostra, or Mafia, with which the Syndicate is closely allied has 
somewhat autonomous power in the regions which have been 
assigned to that particular "family" by the national directors, but this 
always implies that that family remains under total control and 
answerable for everything which occurs in its territory. 

Similarly, the Rockefeller Syndicate operates under clearly 
defined spheres of influence. The "charitable" organizations, the 
business companies and the policy groups, always meld into a 
working operation, nor can any department of the Syndicate strike 
out on its own or formulate an independent policy, no matter what 
may be its justification. 

The Rockefeller Syndicate operates under the control of the 
world financial structure, which means that on any given day, all of 
its assets could be rendered close to worthless by adroit financial 
manipulation. This the the final control, which ensures that no one 
can quit the organization. Not only would he be stripped of all 
assets, but he would be under contract for immediate assassination. 
Our Department of Justice is well aware that the only "terrorists" 
operating in the United States are the agents of the World Order, but 
they prudently avoid any mention of this fact. 

The world financial structure, far from being an unknown or 
hidden organization, is actually well known and well defined. It 
consists of the major Swiss Banks; the survivors of the old 
Venetian-Genoese banking axis; the Big Five of the world grain 
trade; the British combine, centered in the Bank of England and its 
chartered merchant banks, functioning through the Rothschilds and 
the Oppenheimers and having absolute control over their Canadian 
colony through the Royal Bank of Canada and the Bank of 
Montreal, their Canadian lieutenants being the Bronfmans, 
Belzbergs, Reichmanns and other financial operators; and the 
colonial banking structure in the United States, controlled by the 
Bank of England through the Federal Reserve System; the Boston 
Brahmin families who made their fortunes in the opium trade, 
including the Delanos and others and the Rockefeller Syndicate, 
consisting of the Kissinger network headquartered in the 
Rockefeller Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank, American Express, the 
present form of the old Rothschild representatives in the United 
States, which includes Kuhn, Loeb Company and Lehman Brothers. 
It is notable that the Rockefeller Syndicate is far down on the list of 
the world's financial structure. Why then is it of such importance? 
Although it is not the crucial factor in financial decision in the 



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Western Hemisphere, it is the actual working control mechanism of 
the American colony. The Rockefeller family themselves, like the 
Morgans, Schiffs and Warburgs, have faded into insignificance, but 
the mechanism created in their name roars along at full power, still 
maintaining all of the functions for which it was organized. Since he 
set up the Trilateral Commission, David Rockefeller has functioned 
as a sort of international courier for the World Order, principally 
concerned with delivering working instructions to the Communist 
bloc, either directly, in New York or by travelling to the area. 
Laurance Rockefeller is active in the operation of the Medical 
Monopoly, but his principal interests are in operating various 
vacation spas in tropical areas. They are the two survivors of the 
"Fortunate Five," the five sons of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby 
Aldrich. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. died in an institution in Tucson, 
Arizona and was hastily cremated. John D. Rockefeller III died in a 
mysterious accident on a New York Parkway near his home. Nelson 
Rockefeller, named after his grandfather, died in the arms of a TV 
journalist; it was later revealed that he had also been in the arms of 
another TV journalist at the same time; the death was hushed up for 
many hours. It is generally believed that he ran afoul of his 
Colombian drug connection, the disagreement hardly being trivial; it 
involved several billion dollars in drug profits which had not been 
properly apportioned. Winthrop Rockefeller died an alcoholic in the 
arms of his black boy friend. He had been interviewed on television 
by Harry Reasoner to explain his hasty move from New Y ork to 
Arkansas. Winthrop leered that his black boy friend, an Army 
sergeant who apparently taught him the mysteries of drill, refused to 
live in New York. To celebrate this alliance, Winthrop Rockefeller 
gave magnificently to Negro causes, including the Urban League 
building on East 48th Street in New York. A plaque on the second 
floor notes that it was his gift; it might well have stated "From 
Hadrian to his Anti-nous." 

We do not wish to imply that the Rockefellers no longer have 
influence, but that the major policy dictates of the Rockefeller 
Syndicate are handed down by other capos, of whom they continue 
to be a visible force. Through the person of David Rockefeller, the 
family is sometimes called "the first family of the Soviet Union." 
Only he and Dr. Armand Hammer, the moving force behind 
USTEC, have permanent permission to land their private planes at 
the Moscow Airport. Others would suffer the fate of KAL 007. 
David Rockefeller's most significant trip to the Soviet Union may 
have been the fateful day when he landed in Moscow, having been 
told to inform Khiushchev that he was "through." The Russians are 
very health conscious, and a scientist had sent information to 
Khiushchev that the use of chemical fertilizers in the Soviet Union 
presented a threat to the people. Khiushchev then announced a 
major change in the Soviet farm policy, centering around a 
reduction in the use of chemicals. This was upsetting to the head of 
the world's Chemical Fertilizer Trust, David Rockefeller, and he 
responded with a terse one word command, "Out." 



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Both the Rockefeller family fortune and the considerable 
portion set aside in the foundations of the Rockefeller Syndicate are 
effectively insulated against any type of government control. 
Fortune magazine noted August 4, 1986, that John D. Rockefeller, 
Jr. had created trusts in 1934 which now amounted to some $2.3 
billion; another $200 million had been set aside for the Abby 
Rockefeller branch. The five sons had trusts which in 1986 amount 
to $2.1 billion. These trusts had originally amounted to only $50 
million each, showing the increase in their assets as well as inflation 
during the ensuing half century. Fortune estimated the 1986 total 
Rockefeller wealth as $3.5 billion, of which $900 million was in 
securities and real estate. They owned 45% of the Time Life 
Building; Nelson Rockefeller's International Basic Economy 
Corporation had been sold to a British company in 1980. For years, 
the Rockefeller family had deliberately kept the rents low in its 
major holding, Rockefeller Center, a $1.6 billion investment 
yielding an annual return of 1 %. This was a convenient maneuver 
for tax purposes. Rockefeller Center recently went public, issuing 
stock which was sold to public buyers. The Rockefellers are 
rumored to be liquidating their investments in the New York area, 
and reinvesting in the West, particularly in the area around Phoenix, 
Arizona. It is possible that they know something we don't. 

However much of the Rockefeller wealth may be attributed to 
old John D.'s rapacity and ruthlessness, its origins are indubitably 
based in his initial financing from the National City Bank of 
Cleveland, which was identified in Congressional reports as one of 
the three Rothschild banks in the United States and by his later 
acceptance of the guidance of Jacob Schiff of Kuhn, Loeb 
Company, who had been bom in the Rothschild house in Frankfort 
and was now the principal Rothschild representative (but unknown 
as such to the public) in the United States. 

With the seed money from the National City Bank of 
Cleveland, old John D. Rockefeller soon laid claim to the title of 
"the most ruthless American." It is more than likely that it was this 
quality which persuaded the Rothschilds to back him. Rockefeller 
realized early in the game that the oil refinery business, which could 
offer great profits in a short time, also was at the mercy of 
uncontrolled competition. His solution was a simple one — crush all 
competition. The famous Rockefeller dedication to total monopoly 
was simply a business decision. Rockefeller embarked on a 
campaign of coercing all competing oil refineries out of business. 

He attacked on a number of fronts, which is also a lesson to all 
would be entrepreneurs. First, he would send a minion, not known 
to be working for Rockefeller, with an offer to buy the competing 
refinery for a low price, but offering cash. If the offer was refused, 
the competitor would then come under attack from a competing 
refinery which greatly undercut his price. He might also suffer a 
sudden strike at his refinery, which would force him to shut down. 
Control of labor through unions has always been a basic Rockefeller 
technique. Fike the Soviet Union, they seldom have labor trouble. If 



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these techniques failed, Rockefeller would then be saddened by a 
reluctant decision to use violence; beating the rival workers as they 
went to and from their jobs, or burning or blowing up the competing 
refinery. 

These techniques convinced the Rothschilds that they had 
found their man. They sent their personal representative, Jacob 
Schiff, to Cleveland to help Rockefeller plan further expansion. At 
this time, the Rothschilds controlled 95% of all railroad mileage in 
the United States, through the J. P. Morgan Company and Kuhn 
Loeb Company according to official Department of Commerce 
figures for the year 1895. J. P. Morgan mentions in his Who's Who 
listing that he controlled 50,000 miles of U.S. railways. Schiff 
worked out an elaborate rebate deal for Rockefeller, through a 
dummy corporation, South Improvement Company. These rebates 
ensured that no other oil company could survive in competition with 
the Rockefeller firm. The scheme was later exposed, but by that 
time, Rockefeller had achieved a virtual monopoly of the oil 
business in the United States. The daughter of one of his victims, 

Ida Tarbell, whose father was ruined by Rockefeller's criminal 
operations, wrote the first major expose of the Standard Oil Trust. 
She was promptly denounced as a "muckraker" by the poseur, 
Theodore Roosevelt, who claimed to be a "trustbuster." In fact, he 
ensured the dominance of the Standard Oil Tiust and other giant 
trusts. 

During the next half century, John D. Rockefeller was routinely 
caricatured by socialist propagandists as the epitome of the ruthless 
capitalist. At the same time, he was the principal financier of the 
world Communist movement, through a firm called American 
International Company. Despite the fact that the House of 
Rothschild had already achieved world control, the sound and fury 
was directed exclusively against its two principal, representatives, 
John D. Rockefeller and J. P. Morgan. One of the few revelations of 
the actual state of affairs appeared in Truth magazine, December 16, 
1912, which pointed out that "Mr. Schiff is head of the great private 
banking house of Kuhn, Loeb Company, which represents the 
Rothschild interests on this side of the Atlantic. He is described as a 
financial strategist and has been for years the financial minister of 
the great impersonal power known as Standard Oil." Note that this 
editor did not even mention the name of Rockefeller. 

Because of these concealed factors, it was a relatively simple 
matter for the American public to accept the "fact" that the 
Rockefellers were the preeminent power in this country. This myth 
was actually clothed in the apparel of power, the Rockefeller Oil 
Tiust becoming the "military-industrial complex" which assumed 
political control of the nation; the Rockefeller Medical Monopoly 
attained control of the health care of the nation, and the Rockefeller 
Foundation, a web of affiliated tax exempt creations, effectively 
controlled the religious and educational life of the nation. The myth 
succeeded in its goal of camouflaging the hidden rulers, the 
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After the present writer had been exposing this charade for 
some twenty-five years, a new myth began to be noised about in 
American conservative circles, effectively propagated by active 
double agents. This myth found a host of eager believers, because it 
heralded a growing crack in the monolithic power which had been 
oppressing all the peoples of the world. This new "revelation" was 
that a struggle to the death for world power had developed between 
the Rockefellers and the Rothschilds. According to this startling 
development, one faction or the other, depending on which agent 
you were listening to, had gained control of the Soviet Union and 
would use its power as the basis for achieving the overthrow of the 
other action. The sudden death of several members of the 
Rockefeller family was cited as "proof that such a struggle was 
taking place, although no Rothschild is known to have succumbed 
during this "war." This ignored the general understanding that 
Nelson Rockefeller had been "eliminated" as the result of losing 
deposit slips for several billion dollars of drugs from the Colombian 
cartel, or that the other Rockefeller deaths showed no trace of a 
"Rothschild connection." 

Having maintained extensive files on this situation for several 
decades, the present writer could not believe anyone could be so 
misinformed as to think that "the Rockefellers" were now trying to 
seize power from the Rothschilds, at a time when the influence of 
members of the Rockefeller family was already in great decline, 
their family finances being handled by J. Richardson Dilworth, their 
legal affairs being handled by John J. McCloy, and other faithful 
retainers; none of these retainers would have been willing to engage 
in a genuine power struggle, as they were faceless managers who 
lived only for their weekly paycheck. They had no ambitions of 
their own. Nevertheless, many hopeful Americans grasped at the 
will-o-the-wisp notion that the Rockefellers were now "good 
Americans" who were willing to risk all to overthrow the 
Rothschilds. Amazingly enough, this pernicious story persisted for 
almost a decade before being relegated to the curiosities of history. 

Like J. P. Morgan, who had begun his commercial career by 
selling the U.S. Army some defective guns, the famous Hall carbine 
affair, John D. Rockefeller also was a war profiteer during the Civil 
War; he sold unstamped Harkness liquor to Federal troops at a high 
profit, gaining the initial capital to embark on his drive for 
monopoly. His interest in the oil business was a natural one; his 
father, William Rockefeller had been "in oil" for years. William 
Rockefeller had become an oil entrepreneur after salt wells at 
Tarentum, near Pittsburgh, were discovered in 1842 to be flowing 
with oil. The owners of the wells, Samuel L. Kier, began to bottle 
the oil and sell it for medicinal purposes. One of his earliest 
wholesalers was William Rockefeller. The "medicine" was 
originally labelled "Kier's Magic Oil." Rockefeller printed his own 
labels, using "Rock Oil" or "Seneca Oil," Seneca being the name of 
a well known Indian tribe. Rockefeller achieved his greatest 
notoriety and his greatest profits by advertising himself as "William 



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Rockefeller, the Celebrated Cancer Specialist." It is understandable 
that his grandsons would become the controlling power behind the 
scenes of the world's most famous cancer treatment center and 
would direct government funds and charitable contributions to those 
areas which only benefit the Medical Monopoly. William 
Rockefeller spared no claim in his flamboyant career. He guaranteed 
"All Cases of Cancer Cured Unless They Are Too Far Gone." Such 
were the healing powers that he attributed to his magic cancer cure 
that he was able to retail it for $25 a bottle, a sum then equivalent to 
two months' wages. The "cure" consisted of a few well known 
diuretics, which had been diluted by water. This carnival medicine 
show barker could hardly have envisioned that his descendants 
would control the greatest and the most profitable Medical 
Monopoly in recorded history. 

As an itinerant "camie," a travelling carnival peddler, William 
Rockefeller had chosen a career which interfered with developing a 
stable family life. His son John rarely saw him, a circumstance 
which has inspired some psychological analysts to conjecture that 
the absence of a father figure or parental love may have contributed 
to John D. Rockefeller's subsequent development as a money mad 
tyrant who plotted to maim, poison and kill millions of his fellow 
American during almost a century of his monopolistic operations 
and whose influence, reaching up from the grave, remains the most 
dire and malignant presence in American life. This may have been a 
contributing factor — however, it is also possible that he was totally 
evil. It is hardly arguable that he is probably the most Satanic figure 
in American history. 

It has long been a truism that you can find a horse thief or two 
in any prominent American family. In the Rockefeller family, it was 
more than a truism. William seems to have faithfully followed the 
precepts of the Will of Canaan throughout his career, "love robbery, 
love lechery." He fled from a number of indictments for horse 
stealing, finally disappearing altogether as William Rockefeller and 
re-emerging as a Dr. William Levingston of Philadelphia, a name 
which he retained for the rest of his life. An investigative reporter at 
Joseph Pulitzer's New York World received a tip that was followed 
up. The World then disclosed that William Avery Rockefeller had 
died May 11, 1906 in Freeport, Illinois, where he was interred in an 
unmarked grave as Dr. William Levingston. William Rockefeller's 
vocation as a medicine man greatly facilitated his preferred 
profession of horse thief. As one who planned to be in the next 
county by morning, it was a simple matter to tie a handsome stallion 
to the back of his wagon and head for the open road. It also played a 
large part in his vocation as a woman-chaser; he was described as 
being "woman-mad." He not only concluded several bigamous 
marriages, but he seem s to have had uncontrolled passions. On June 
28, 1849, he was indicted for raping a hired girl in Cayuga, New 
York; he later was found to be residing in Oswego, New York and 
was forced once again to decamp for parts unknown. He had no 
difficulty in financing his woman-chasing interests from the sale of 



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his miraculous cancer cure and from another product, his "Wonder 
Working Liniment," which he offered at only two dollars a bottle. It 
consisted of crude petroleum from which the lighter oils had been 
boiled away, leaving a heavy solution of paraffin, lube oil and tar, 
which comprised the "liniment." William Rockefeller's original 
miracle oil survived until quite recently as a concoction called 
Nujol, consisting principally of petroleum and peddled as a laxative. 
It was well known that Nujol was merely an advertising sobriquet 
meaning "new oil," as opposed, apparently, to "old oil." Sold as an 
antidote to constipation, it robbed the body of fat-soluble vitamins, 
it being a well-established medical fact that mineral oil coated the 
intestine and prevented the absorption of many needed vitamins and 
other nutritional needs. Its makers added carotene as a sop to the 
health-conscious, but it was hardly worth the bother. Nujol was 
manufactured by a subsidiary of Standard Oil of New Jersey, called 
Stanco, whose only other product, manufactured on the same 
premises, was the famous insecticide, Flit. 

Nujol was hawked from the Senate Office Building in 
Washington for years during a more liberal interpretation of 
"conflict of interest." In this case, it was hardly a conflict of interest, 
because the august peddler, Senator Royal S. Copeland, never had 
any interests other than serving the Rockefellers. He was a physician 
whom Rockefeller had appointed as head of the New York State 
Department of Health and later financed his campaign for the 
Senate. Copeland's frank display of commercialism amazed even the 
most blase Washington reporters. He devoted his Senate career to a 
daily program advertising Nujol. A microphone was set up in his 
Senate office each morning, the first order of business being the 
Nujol program, for which he was paid $75,000 a year, an enormous 
salary in the 1930s and more than the salary of the President of the 
United States. Senator Copeland's exploits earned him a number of 
nicknames on Capitol Hill. He was often called the Senator from the 
American Medical Association, because of his enthusiastic backing 
for any program launched by the AMA and Morris Fishbein. More 
realistically, he was usually referred to as "the Senator from 
Standard Oil." He could be counted on to promote any legislation 
devised for the greater profit of the Rockefeller monopoly. During 
congressional debate on the Food and Drug Act in 1938, he came 
under criticism from Congresswoman Leonor Sullivan, who charged 
that Senator Copeland, a physician who handled the bill on the 
Senate floor, frankly acknowledged during the debate that soap was 
exempted from the law, because the soap manufacturers, who were 
the nation's largest advertisers, would otherwise join with other big 
industries to fight the bill. Congressman Sullivan complained the 
"Soap was officially declared in the law not to be a cosmetic . . . The 
hair dye manufacturers were given a license to market known 
dangerous products, just so long as they placed a special warning on 
the label — but what woman in a beauty parlor ever sees the label on 
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Just as the elder Rockefeller had spent his life in the pursuit of 
his personal obsession, women, so his son John was equally 
obsessed, being money-mad instead of women-mad, totally 
committed to the pursuit of ever-increasing wealth and power. 
However, the principal accomplishments of the Rockefeller drive 
for power, the rebate scheme for monopoly, the chartering of the 
foundations to gain power over American citizens, the creation of 
the central bank, the Federal Reserve System, the backing of the 
World Communist revolution and the creation of the Medical 
Monopoly, all came from the Rothschilds or from their European 
employees. We cannot find in the records of John D. Rockefeller 
that he originated any one of these programs. The concept of the tax 
exempt charitable foundation originated with the Rothschild minion, 
George Pea-body, in 1865. The Peabody Educational Foundation 
later became the Rockefeller Foundation. It is unlikely that even the 
diabolical mind of John D. Rockefeller could have conceived of this 
devious twist. A social historian has described the major 
development of the late nineteenth century, when charitable 
foundations and world Communism became important movements, 
as one of the more interesting facets of history, perhaps equivalent 
to the discovery of the wheel. This new discovery was the concept 
developed by the rats, who after all have rather highly developed 
intelligences, that they could trap people by baiting traps with little 
bits of cheese. The history of mankind since then has been the rats 
catching humans in their traps. Socialism — indeed, any government 
program — is simply the rat baiting the trap with a smidgeon of 
cheese and catching himself a human. 

Congressman Wright Putman, chairman of the House Banking 
and Currency Committee, noted from the floor of Congress that the 
establishment of the Rockefeller Foundation effectively insulated 
Standard Oil from competition. The controlling stock had been 
removed from market manipulation or possible buyouts by 
competitors. It also relieved Standard Oil from most taxation, which 
then placed a tremendous added burden on individual American 
taxpayers. Although a Rockefeller relative by marriage, Senator 
Nelson Aldrich, Republican majority leader in the Senate, had 
pushed the General Education Board charter through Congress, the 
Rockefeller Foundation charter proved to be more difficult. 
Widespread criticism of Rockefeller's monopolistic practices was 
heard, and his effort to insulate his profits from taxation or takeover 
was seen for what it was. The charter was finally pushed through in 
1913 (the significant Masonic numeral 13 — 1913 was also the year 
of the progressive income tax and of the enactment of the Federal 
Reserve Act). Senator Robert F. Wagner of New York, another 
Senator from Standard Oil (there were quite a few), ramrodded the 
Congressional approval of the charter. The charter was then signed 
by John D. Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Henry Pratt 
Judson, president of the Rockefeller established University of 
Chicago, Simon Flexner, director of the Rockefeller Institute, Starr 
Jameson, described in Who's Who as "personal counsel to John D. 



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Rockefeller in his benevolences," and Charles W. Eliot, president of 
Harvard University. 

The Rockefeller Oil Monopoly is now 125 years old, yet in 
191 1, the Supreme Court, bowing to public outrage, had ruled that it 
had to be broken up. The resulting companies proved to be no 
problem for the Rockefeller interests. The family retained a two per 
cent holding in each of the "new" companies, while the Rockefeller 
foundations took a three per cent stock holding in each company. 
This gave them a five per cent stock interest in each company; a one 
per cent holding in a corporation is usually sufficient to maintain 
working control. 

The involvement of the Rockefellers in promoting the world 
Communist Revolution also developed from their business interests. 
There was never any commitment to the Marxist ideology; like 
anything else, it was there to be used. At the turn of the century, 
Standard Oil was competing fiercely with Royal Dutch Shell for 
control of the lucrative European market. Congressional testimony 
revealed that Rockefeller had sent large sums to Lenin and Trotsky 
to instigate the Communist Revolution of 1905. His banker, Jacob 
Schiff, had previously financed the Japanese in their war against 
Russia and had sent a personal emissary, George Kennan to Russia 
to spend some twenty years in promoting revolutionary activity 
against the Czar. When the 1905 revolution failed, Lenin was placed 
"in storage" in Switzerland until 1917. Trotsky was brought to the 
United States, where he lived rent free on the Standard Oil property 
at Bayonne, New Jersey, its tank field. When the Czar abdicated, 
Trotsky was placed on a ship with three hundred Communist 
revolutionaries from the Lower East Side of New York. Rockefeller 
obtained a special passport for Trotsky from Woodrow Wilson and 
sent Lincoln Steffens with him to make sure he was returned safely 
to Russia. For traveling expenses, Rockefeller placed a purse 
containing $10,000 in Trotsky's pocket. 

On April 13, 1917, when the ship stopped in Halifax, Canadian 
Secret Service officers immediately arrested Trotsky and interred 
him in Nova Scotia. The case became an international cause celebre, 
as leading government officials from several nations frantically 
demanded Trotsky's release. The Secret Service had been tipped off 
that Trotsky was on his way to take Russia out of the war, freeing 
more German armies to attack Canadian troops on the Western 
Front. Prime Minister Lloyd George hurriedly cabled orders from 
London to the Canadian Secret Service to free Trotsky at once — 
they ignored him. Trotsky was finally freed by the intervention of 
one of Rockefeller's most faithful stooges, Canadian Minister 
Mackenzie King, who had long been a "labor specialist" for the 
Rockefellers. King personally obtained Trotsky's release and sent 
him on his way as the emissary of the Rockefellers, commissioned 
to win the Bolshevik Revolution. Thus Dr. Armand Hammer, who 
loudly proclaims his influence in Russia as the friend of Lenin, has 
an insignificant claim compared to the role of the Rockefellers in 
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had originated with Marx's association with the House of 
Rothschild, it enlisted the reverent support of John D. Rockefeller 
because he saw Communism for what it is, the ultimate monopoly, 
not only controlling the government, the monetary system and all 
property, but also a monopoly which, like the corporations it 
emulates, is self-perpetuating and eternal. It was the logical 
progression from his Standard Oil monopoly. 

An important step on the road to world monopoly was the most 
far-reaching corporation invented by the Rothschilds. This was the 
international drug and chemical cartel, I. G. Farben. Called "a state 
within a state," it was created in 1925 as Interessen Gemeinschaft 
Farbeindustrie Aktien gesellschaft, usually known as I. G. Farben, 
which simply meant "The Cartel." It had originated in 1904, when 
the six major chemical companies in Germany began negotiations to 
form the ultimate cartel, merging Badische Anilin, Bayer, Agfa, 
Hoechst, Weiler-ter-Meer, and Greisheim-Electron. The guiding 
spirit, as well as the financing, came from the Rothschilds, who 
were represented by their German banker, Max Warburg, of M. M. 
Warburg Company, Hamburg. He later headed the German Secret 
Service during World War I and was personal financial adviser to 
the Kaiser. When the Kaiser was overthrown, after losing the war, 
Max Warburg was not exiled with him to Holland; instead, he 
became the financial adviser to the new government. Monarchs may 
come and go, but the real power remains with the bankers. While 
representing Germany at the Paris Peace Conference, Max Warburg 
spent pleasant hours renewing family ties with his brother, Paul 
Warburg, who, after drafting the Federal Reserve Act at Jekyl 
Island, had headed the U.S. banking system during the war. He was 
in Paris as Woodrow Wilson's financial advisor. 

I. G. Farben soon had a net worth of six billion marks, 
controlling some five hundred firms. Its first president was 
Professor Carl Bosch. During the period of the Weimar Republic, I. 
G. officials, seeing the handwriting on the wall, began a close 
association with Adolf Hitler, supplying much needed funds and 
political influence. The success of the I. G. Farben cartel had 
aroused the interest of other industrialists. Henry Ford was 
favorably impressed and set up a German branch of Ford Motor 
Company. Forty per cent of the stock was purchased by I. G. 

Farben. I. G. Farben then established an American subsidiary, called 
American I. G., in cooperation with Standard Oil of New Jersey. Its 
directors included Walter Teagle, president of Standard Oil, Paul 
Warburg of Kuhn, Loeb Company and Edsel Ford, representing the 
Ford interests. John Foster Dulles, for the law firm, Sullivan and 
Cromwell, became the attorney for I. G., frequently travelling 
between New York and Berlin on cartel business. His law partner, 
Arthur Dean, is now director of the $40 million Teagle Foundation 
which was set up before Teagle's death. Like other fortunes, it had 
become part of the network. Like John Foster Dulles, Arthur Dean 
has been a director of American Banknote for many years; this is the 
firm which supplies the paper for our dollar bills. Dean also has 



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been an active behind the scenes government negotiator, serving as 
arms negotiator at disarmament on conferences. Dean was also a 
director of Rockefeller's American Ag&Chem Company. He was a 
director of American Solvay, American Metal and other firms. As 
attorney for the wealthy Hochschild family, who owned Climax 
Molybdenum and American Metal, Dean became director of their 
family foundation, the Hochschild Foundation. Dean is director 
emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Asia Foundation, 
International House, Carnegie Foundation, and the Sloan Kettering 
Cancer Center. 

In 1930, Standard Oil announced that it had purchased an 
alcohol monopoly in Germany, a deal which had been set up by I. 

G. Farben. After Hitler came to power, John D. Rockefeller 
assigned his personal press agent, Ivy Lee, to Hitler to serve as a 
fulltime adviser on the rearmament of Germany, a necessary step for 
setting up World War EL Standard Oil then built large refineries in 
Germany for the Nazis and continued to supply them with oil during 
World War II. In the 1930s, Standard Oil was receiving in payment 
from Germany large shipments of musical instruments and ships 
which had been built in German yards. 

The dreaded Gestapo, the Nazi police force, was actually built 
from the worldwide intelligence network which I. G. Farben had 
maintained since its inception. Herman Schmitz, who had succeeded 
Carl Bosch as head of I. G., has been personal advisor to chancellor 
Breuning; when Hitler took over, Schmitz then became his most 
trusted secret counselor. So well concealed was the association that 
the press had orders never to photograph them together. Schmitz 
was named an honorary member of the Reichstag, while his 
assistant, Carl Krauch, became Goering's principal advisor in 
carrying out the Nazis' Four Year Plan. A business associate, 
Richard Krebs, later testified before the House Un-American 
Activities Committee, "The I. G. Farbinindustrie, I know from 
personal experience, was already, in 1934, completely in the hands 
of the Gestapo." This was a misstatement; the I. G. Farben had 
merely allied itself with the Gestapo. 

In 1924, Krupp Industries was in serious financial difficulty; 
the firm was saved by a $10 million cash loan from Hallgarten & 
Company and Goldman Sachs, two of Wall Street's best known 
firms. The planned re-armament of Germany was able to proceed 
only after Dillon Read floated $100 million of German bonds on 
Wall Street for that purpose. It was hardly surprising that at the 
conclusion of the Second World War, General William Draper was 
appointed Economic Czar of Germany, being named head of the 
Economic Division of the Allied Military Government. He was a 
partner of Dillon Read. 

In 1939, Frank Howard, a vice-president of Standard Oil, 
visited Germany. He later testified, "We did our best to work out 
complete plans for a modus vivendi which would operate 
throughout the term of the war, whether we came in or not." At this 
time, American I. G. had on its board of directors Charles Mitchell, 



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president of the National City Bank, the Rockefeller bank, Carl 
Bosch, Paul Warburg, Herman Schmitz and Schmitz' nephew, Max 
Ilgner. 

Although his name is hardly known, Frank Howard was for 
many years a key figure in Standard Oil operations as director of its 
research and its international agreements. He also was chairman of 
the research committee at Sloan Kettering Institute during the 
1930s; his appointee at Sloan Kettering, Dusty Rhoads, headed the 
experimentation in the development of chemotherapy. During the 
Second World War, Rhoads headed the Chemical Warfare Service 
in Washington at U.S. Army Headquarters. It was Frank Howard 
who had persuaded both Alfred Sloan and Charles Kettering of 
General Motors in 1939 to give their fortunes to the Cancer Center, 
which then took on their names. A member of the wealthy Atherton 
family, Frank Howard (1890-1964) had married a second time, his 
second wife being a leading member of the British aristocracy, the 
Duchess of Leeds. The first Duke of Leeds was titled in 1694, Sir 
Thomas Osborne, who was one of the key conspirators in the 
overthrow of King James II and the seizure of the throne of England 
by William III in 1688. Osborne had made peace with Holland 
during the reign of King Charles II, and singlehandedly promoted 
the marriage of Mary, daughter of the Duke of York, to William of 
Orange in 1677. The Dictionary of National Biography notes that 
Osborne "for five years managed the House of Commons by 
corruption and enriched himself." He was impeached by King 
Charles II for treasonous negotiations with King Louis XIV and 
imprisoned in the Tower of London from 1678 to 1684. After his 
release, he again became active in the conspiracy to bring in 
William of Orange as King of England and secured the crucial 
province of York for him. William then created him Duke of Leeds. 
The placing of William on the throne of England made it possible 
for the conspirators to implement the crucial step in their plans, 
setting up the Bank of England in 1694. This enabled the 
Amsterdam bankers to gain control of the wealth of the British 
Empire. Osborne's biography also notes that he was later accused of 
Jacobinite intrigues and was impeached for receiving a large bribe 
to procure the charter for the East India Company in 1695, but "the 
proceedings were not concluded." It was further noted that he "left a 
large fortune." 

The 11th Duke of Leeds was Minister to Washington from 1931 
to 1935, Minister to the Holy See from 1936 to 1947, that is, 
throughout the Second World War. One branch of the family 
married into the Delano family, becoming relatives of Franklin 
Delano Roosevelt. A cousin, Viscount Chandos, was a prominent 
British official, serving in the War Cabinet under Churchill from 
1942 to 1945, later becoming a director of the Rothschild firm, 
Alliance Assurance, and Imperial Chemical Industries. 

Frank Howard was the key official in maintaining relations 
between Standard Oil and I. G. Farben. He led in the development 
of synthetic rubber, which was crucial to Germany in the Second 



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World War; he later wrote a book,' 'Buna Rubber." He also was the 
consultant to the drug firm, Rohm and Haas, representing the 
Rockefeller connection with that firm. In his later years, he resided 
in Paris, but continued to maintain his office at 30 Rockefeller 
Center, New York. 

Walter Teagle, the president of Standard Oil, owned 500,000 
shares of American I. G., these shares later becoming the basis of 
the Teagle Foundation. Herman Metz, who was also a director of 
American I. G., was president of H. A. Metz Company, New York, 
a drug firm wholly owned by I. G. Farben of Germany. Francis 
Garvan, who had served as Alien Property Custodian during the 
First World War, knew many secrets off G. Farben's operations. 

He was prosecuted in 1929 to force him to remain silent. The action 
was brought by the Department of Justice through Attorney General 
Merton Lewis, the former counsel for Bosch Company. John Krim, 
former counsel for the German Embassy in the United States, 
testified that Senator John King had been on the payroll of the 
Hamburg American Line for three years at a salary of fifteen 
thousand dollars a year; he appointed Otto Kahn as treasurer of his 
election fund. Homer Cummings, who had been Attorney General 
for six years, then became counsel for General Aniline and Film at a 
salary of $100,000 a year. During the Second World War, GAF was 
supposedly owned by a Swiss firm; it came under considerable 
suspicion as an "enemy" concern and was finally taken over by the 
United States government. John Foster Dulles had been director of 
GAF from 1927 to 1934; he was also a director of International 
Nickel, which was part of the network off G. Farben firms. Dulles 
was related to the Rockefeller family through the Avery connection. 
He was attorney for the organization of a new investment firm, set 
up by Avery Rockefeller, in 1936 which was called Schroder- 
Rockefeller Company. It combined operations of the Schroder 
Bank, Hitler's personal bank and the Rockefeller interests. Baron 
Kurt van Schroder was one of Hitler's closest confidantes, and a 
leading officer of the SS. He was head of the Keppler Associates, 
which funnelled money to the SS for leading German Corporations. 
Keppler was the official in charge of Industrial Fats during 
Goering's Four Year Plan, which was launched in 1936. 

American I. G. changed its name to General Aniline and Film 
during the Second World War, but it was still wholly owned by I. G. 
Chemie of Switzerland, a subsidiary off G. Farben of Germany. It 
was headed by Gadow, brother-in-law of Herman Schmitz. I. G. 
Farben's international agreements directly affected the U.S. war 
effort, because they set limits on U.S. supplies of magnesium, 
synthetic rubber and crucial medical supplies. The director off G 
Farben's dyestuffs division, Baron George von Schnitzler, was 
related to the powerful von Rath family, the J. H. Stein Bankhaus 
which held Hitler's account and the von Mallinckrodt family, the 
founders of the drug firm in the United States. Like other I. G. 
officials, he had become an enthusiastic supporter of the Hitler 
regime. I. G. Farben gave four and a half million Reichsmarks to the 



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Nazi Party in 1933; by 1945, 1. G. had given the Party 40 million 
reichsmarks, a sum which equalled all contributions by I. G. to all 
other recipients during that period. One scholar of the Nazi era, 
Anthony Sutton, has focussed heavily on German supporters of 
Hitler, while ignoring the crucial role played by the Bank of 
England and its Governor, Sir Montague Norman, in financing the 
Nazi regime. Sutton's position on this problem may have been 
influenced by the fact that he is British. In view of the outspoken 
statements from Adolf Hitler about Jewish influence in Germany, it 
would be difficult to explain the role of I. G. Farben in the Nazi era. 
Peter Hayes' definitive study of I. G. Farben shows that in 1933, it 
had ten Jews on its governing boards. We have previously pointed 
out that I. G., from its inception was a Rothschild concern, 
formulated by the House of Rothschild and implemented through its 
agents, Max Warburg in Germany and Standard Oil in the United 
States. 

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands joined the SS during the 
early 1930s. He then joined the board of an I. G. subsidiary, Farben 
Bilder, from which he took the name of his postwar supersecret 
policy making group, the Bilderbergers. Farben executives played 
an important role in organizing the Circle of Friends for Heinrich 
Himmler, although it was initially known as Keppler's Circle of 
Friends, Keppler being the chairman of an I. G. subsidiary. His 
nephew, Fritz J. Kranefuss, was the personal assistant to Heinrich 
Himmler. Of the forty members of the Circle of Friends, which 
provided ample funds for Himmler, eight were executives of I. G. 
Farben or of its subsidiaries. 

Despite the incredible devastation of most German cities from 
World War II air bombings, the I. G. Farben building in Frankfort, 
one of the largest buildings there, miraculously survived intact. A 
large Rockefeller mansion in Frankfort also was left untouched by 
the war, despite the saturation bombing. Frankfort was the 
birthplace of the Rothschild family. It was hardly coincidental that 
the postwar government of Germany, Allied Military Government, 
should set up its offices in the magnificent I. G. Farben building. 
This government was headed by General Lucius Clay, who later 
became a partner of Lehmen Brothers bankers in New York. The 
Political Division was headed by Robert Murphy, who would 
preside at the Nuremberg Trials, where he was successful in 
glossing over the implication of I. G. Farben officials and Baron 
Kurt von Schroder. Schroder was held a short time in a detention 
camp and then set free to return to his banking business. The 
Economic Division was headed by Lewis Douglas, son of the 
founder of Memorial Cancer center in New York, president of 
Mutual Life and director of General Motors. Douglas was slated to 
become U.S. High Commissioner for Germany, but he agreed to 
step aside in favor of his brother-in-law, John J. McCloy. By an 
interesting circumstance, Douglas, McCloy and Chancellor Konrad 
Adenauer of Germany had all married sisters, the daughters of John 
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As the world's pre-eminent cartel, I. G. Farben and the drug 
companies which it controlled in the United States through the 
Rockefeller interests were responsible for many inexplicable 
developments in the production and distribution of drugs. From 
1908 to 1936, 1. G. held back its discovery of sulfanilimide, which 
would become a potent weapon in the medical arsenal. In 1920, 1. 

G. had signed working agreements with the important drug firms of 
Switzerland, Sandoz and Ciba-Geigy. In 1926, 1. G. merged with 
Dynamit-Nobel, the German branch of the dynamite firm, while an 
English firm took over the English division. I. G. officials then 
began to negotiate with Standard Oil officials about the prospective 
manufacture of synthetic coal, which would present a serious threat 
to Standard Oil's monopoly. A compromise was reached with the 
establishment of American I. G., in which both firms would play an 
active role and share in the profits. 

Charles Higham's book, "Trading with the Enemy," offers 
ample documentation of the Rockefeller activities during the Second 
World War. While Hitler's bombers were dropping tons of 
explosives on London, they were paying royalties on every gallon of 
gasoline they burned to Standard Oil, under existing patent 
agreements. After World War II, when Queen Elizabeth visited the 
United States, she stayed in only one private home during her visit, 
the Kentucky estate of William Farish, of Standard Oil. Nelson 
Rockefeller moved to Washington after our involvement in World 
War II, where Roosevelt named him Coordinator of Inter- American 
Affairs. Apparently his principal task was to coordinate the 
refueling of German ships in South America from Standard Oil 
tanks. He also used this office to obtain important South American 
concessions for his private firm, International Basic Exonomy 
Corporation, including a corner on the Colombian coffee market. He 
promptly upped the price, a move which enabled him to buy seven 
billion dollars worth of real estate in South America and also gave 
rise to the stereotype of the "Yanqui imperialismo." The attack on 
Vice President Nixon's automobile when he visited South America 
was explained by American officials as a direct result of the 
depredations of the Rockefellers, which caused widespread agitation 
against Americans in Latin America. 

After World War II, twenty-four German executives were 
prosecuted by the victors, all of them connected with I. G. Farben, 
including eleven officers of I. G. Eight were acquitted, including 
Max Ilgner, nephew of Harman Schmitz. Schmitz received the most 
severe sentence, eight years. Ilgner actually received three years, but 
the time was credited against his time in jail waiting for trial, and he 
was immediately released. The Judge was C. G. Shake and the 
prosecuting attorney was A1 Minskoff. 

The survival of I. G. Farben was headlined by the Wall Street 
Journal on May 3,1988— GERMANY BEATS WORLD IN 
CHEMICAL SALES. Reporter Thomas F. O'Boyle listed the 
world's top five chemical companies in 1987 as 1. BASF $25.8 
billion dollars 2. Bayer $23.6 billion dollars. 3. Hoechst $23.5 



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billion dollars. 4. ICI $20 billion dollars. 5. DuPont $17 billion 
dollars in chemical sales only. 

The first three companies are the firms resulting from the 
"dismantling" off G. Farben from 1945 to 1952 by the Allied 
Military Government, in a process suspiciously similar to the 
"dismantling" of the Standard Oil empire by court edict in 1911. The 
total sales computed in dollars of the three spin-offs off G. Farben, 
some $72 billion, dwarfs its nearest rivals, ICI and DuPont, who 
together amount to about half of the Farben empire's dollar sales in 
1987. Hoechst bought Celanese corp. in 1987 for $2.72 billion. 

O'Boyle notes that "The Big Three (Farben spinoffs) still 
behave like a cartel. Each dominates specific areas; head to head 
competition is limited. Critics suspect collusion. At the least, there's 
a coziness that doesn't exist in the U.S. chemical industry." 

After the war, Americans were told they must support an 
"altruistic" plan to rebuild devastated Europe, to be called the 
Marshall Plan, after Chief of Staff George Marshall, who had been 
labelled on the floor of the Senate by Senator Joseph McCarthy as 
"a living lie." The Marshall Plan proved to be merely another 
Rockefeller Plan to loot the American taxpayer. On December 13, 
1948, Col. Robert McCormick, editor of the Chicago Tribune, 
personally denounced Esso's looting of the Marshall Plan in a signed 
editorial. The Marshall Plan had been rushed through Congress by a 
powerful and vocal group, headed by Winthrop Aldrich, president of 
the Chase Manhattan Bank and Nelson Rockefeller's brother-in-law, 
ably seconded by Nelson Rockefeller and William Clayton, the head 
of Anderson, Clayton Company. The Marshall Plan proved to be but 
one of a number of lucrative postwar swindles, which included the 
Bretton Woods Agreement, United Nations Relief and 
Rehabilitation and others. 

After World War II, the Rockefellers used their war profits to 
buy a large share of Union Miniere du Haut Katanga, and African 
copper lode owned by Belgian interest, including the Societe 
Generale, a Jesuit controlled bank. Soon after their investment, the 
Rockefellers launched a bold attempt to seize total control of the 
mines through sponsoring a local revolution, using as their agent the 
Grangesberg operation. This enterprise had originally been 
developed by Sir Ernest Cassel, financial advisor to King Edward 
VII — Cassel's daughter later married Lord Mountbatten, a member 
of the British royal family, who was also related to the Rothschilds. 
Grangesberg was now headed by Bo Hammarskjold, whose brother, 
Dag Hammarskjold was then Secretary General of the United 
Nations — Bo Hammarskjold became a casualty of the Rockefeller 
revolution when his plane was shot down during hostilities in the 
Congo. Various stories have since circulated about who killed him 
and why he was killed. The Rockefeller intervention in the Congo 
was carried out by their able lieutenants, Dean Rusk and George 
Ball of the State Department and by Fowler Hamilton. 

In the United States, the Rockefeller interests continue to play 
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Standard Oil, Charles Pratt, bequeathed his New York mansion to 
the Council on Foreign Relations as its world headquarters. His 
grandson, George Pratt Shultz, is now Secretary of State. The 
Rockefellers also wielded a crucial role through their financing of 
the Trotskyite Communist group in the United States, the League for 
Industrial Democracy, whose directors include such staunch "anti- 
communists" as Jeane Kirkpatrick and Sidney Hook. The 
Rockefellers were also active on the "rightwing" front through their 
sponsorship of the John Birch Society. To enable Robert Welch, a 
32nd degree Mason, to devote all of his time to the John Birch 
Society, Nelson Rockefeller purchased his family firm, the Welch 
Candy Company, from him at a handsome price. Welch chose the 
principal officers of the John Birch Society from his acquaintances 
at the Council On Foreign Relations. For years afterwards, 

American patriots were puzzled by the consistent inability of the 
John Birch Society to move forward on any of its well-advertised 
"anti-Communist" goals. The fact that the society had been set up at 
the behest of the backers of the world Communist revolution may 
have played some role in this development. Other patriots wondered 
why most American conservative writers, including the present 
writer, were steadily blacklisted by the John Birch Society for some 
thirty years. Despite thousands of requests from would be book 
buyers, the John Birch Society refused to review or list any of my 
books. After several decades of futility, the Society was totally 
discredited by its own record. In a desperate effort to restore its 
image, William Buckley, the CIA propagandist, launched a "fierce" 
attack against the John Birch Society in the pages of his magazine, 
the National Review. This free publicity campaign also did little to 
revive the moribund organization. 

The Rockefeller monopoly influence has had its effect on some 
of New York's largest and wealthiest churches. Trinity Church on 
Wall Street, whose financial resources had been directed by none 
other than J. P. Morgan, owns some forty commercial properties in 
Manhattan and has a stock portfolio of $50 million, which, due to 
informed investment, actually yields a return of $25 million a year! 
Only $2.6 million of this income is spent for charitable work. The 
rector, who receives a salary of $100,000 a year, lives on the 
fashionable Upper East Side. Trinity's mausoleum sells its spaces at 
fees started at $1250 and rising to $20,000. St. Bartholomews, on 
Fifth Avenue, has an annual budget of $3.2 million a year of which 
only $100,000 is spent on charity. Its rector resides in a thirteen 
room apartment on Park Avenue. 

In medicine, the Rockefeller influence remains entrenched in its 
Medical Monopoly. We have mentioned its control of the cancer 
industry through the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. We have listed 
the directors of the major drug firms, each with its director from 
Chase Manhattan Bank, the Standard Oil Company or other 
Rockefeller firms. The American College of Surgeons maintains a 
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Survey Committee, with members Winthrop Aldrich and David 
McAlpine Pyle representing the Rockefeller control. 

A medical fraternity known as the "rich man's club," the New 
York Academy of Medicine, was offered grants for a new building 
by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation, its 
subsidiary group. This "seed money" was then used to finance a 
public campaign which brought in funds to erect a new building. For 
Director of the new facility, the Rockefellers chose Dr. Lindsly 
Williams, son-in-law of the managing partner of Kidder, Peabody, a 
firm strongly affiliated with the J. P. Morgan interests (the J. P. 
Morgan Company had originally been called the Peabody 
Company). Williams was married to Grace Kidder Ford. Although 
Dr. Williams was widely known to be an incompetent physician, his 
family connections were impeccable. He became a factor in 
Franklin D. Roosevelt's election campaign when he publicly 
certified that Roosevelt, a cripple in a wheelchair who suffered from 
a number of oppressive ailments, was both physically and mentally 
fit to be the President of United States. Dr. Williams' opinion, 
published in an article in the widely circulated Collier's Magazine, " 
allayed public doubts about Roosevelt's condition. As a result, 
Williams was to be offered a newly created post in Roosevelt's 
cabinet, Secretary of Health. However, it was another thirty years 
before Health became a cabinet post, due to the politicking of Oscar 
Ewing. 

The Rockefellers had greatly extended their business interests 
in the impoverished Southern states by establishing the Rockefeller 
Sanitary Commission. It was headed by Dr. Wickliffe Rose, a 
longtime Rockefeller henchman whose name appears on the original 
charter of the Rockefeller Foundation. Despite its philanthropic 
goals, the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission required financial 
contributions from each of the eleven Southern states in which it 
operated, resulting in the creation of State Departments of Health in 
those states and opening up important new spheres of influence for 
their Drag Trust. In Tennessee, the Rockefeller representative was a 
Dr. Olin West, who moved on to Chicago to become the power 
behind the scenes at the American Medical Association for forty 
years, as secretary and general manager. 

The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research finally dropped 
the "Medical Research" part of its title; its president, Dr. Detlev 
Bronk, resided in a $600,000 mansion furnished by this charitable 
operation. Rockefeller's general Education Board has spent more 
than $100 million to gain control of the nation's medical schools and 
turn our physicians to physicians of the allopathic school, dedicated 
to surgery and the heavy use of drugs. The Board, which had 
developed from the original Peabody Foundation, also spent some 
$66 million for Negro education. 

One of the most far-reaching consequences of the General 
Education Board's political philosophy was achieved with a mere 
six million dollar grant to Columbia University in 1917, to set up the 
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national network of progressive educators and social scientists, 
whose pernicious influence closely paralleled the goals of the 
Communist Party, another favorite recipient of the Rockefeller 
millions. From its outset, the Lincoln School was described frankly 
as a revolutionary school for the primary and secondary schools of 
the entire United States. It immediately discarded all theories of 
education which were based on formal and well-established 
disciplines, that is, the McGuffey Reader type of education which 
worked by teaching such subjects as Latin and algebra, thus 
teaching children to think logically about problems. Rockefeller 
biographer Jules Abel hails the Lincoln School as "a beacon light in 
progressive education." 

Rockefeller Institute financial fellowships produced many 
prominent workers in our atomic programs, such as J. Robert 
Oppenheimer, who was later removed from government laboratories 
as a suspected Soviet agent. Although most of his friends and 
associates were known Soviet agents, this was called "guilt by 
association." The Rockefeller Foundation created a number of 
spinoff groups, which now plague the nation with a host of ills, one 
of them being the Social Science Research Council, which single- 
handedly spawned the nationwide "poverty industry," a business 
which expends some $130 billion a year of taxpayer funds while 
grossing some $6 billion income for its practitioners. The money, 
which would amply feed and house all of the nation's "poor," is 
dissipated through a vast administrative network which awards 
generous concessions to a host of parasitic "consultants." 

Despite years of research, the present writer has been able to 
merely scratch the surface of the Rockefeller influences listed here. 
For instance, the huge Burroughs Wellcome drug firm is wholly 
owned by the "charitable" Wellcome Tmst. This trust is directed by 
Lord Oliver Franks, a key member of the London Connection which 
maintains the United States as a British Colony. Franks was 
Ambassador to the United States from 1948 to 1952. He is now a 
director of the Rockefeller Foundation, as its principal 
representative in England. He also is a director of the Schroder 
Bank, which handled Hitler's personal bank account, director of the 
Rhodes Trust in charge of approving Rhodes scholarships, visiting 
professor at the University of Chicago and chairman of Lloyd's 
Bank, one of England's Big Five. 

Other Rockefeller Foundation spinoffs include the influential 
Washington thinktank, the Brookings Institution, the National 
Bureau of Economic Research, whose findings play a critical role in 
manipulating the stock market; the Public Administration Clearing 
House, which indoctrinates the nation's municipal employees; the 
Council of State Governments, which controls the nation's state 
legislatures; and the Institute of Pacific Relations, the most 
notorious Communist front in the United States. The Rockefellers 
appeared as directors of this group, funnelling money to it through 
their financial advisor, Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss, of Kuhn, Loeb 
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The Rockefellers have maintained their controlling interest in 
the Chase Manhattan Bank, owning five per cent of the stock. One 
per cent is generally considered to give working control of a bank. 
Through this one asset, they control $42.5 billion worth of assets. 
Chase Manhattan interlocks closely with the Big Four insurance 
companies, of which three, Metropolitan, Equitable and New York 
Life had $113 billion in assets in 1969. 

With the advent of the Reagan Administration in 1980, the 
Rockefeller interests sought to obscure their longtime support of 
world Communism, by bringing to Washington a vocally "anti- 
Communist" administration. Reagan was soon wining and dining 
Soviet premiers as enthusiastically as had his predecessor Jimmy 
Carter. The Reagan campaign had been managed by two officials of 
Bechtel Corporation, its president, George Pratt Schultz, a Standard 
Oil heir, and his counsel, Casper Weinberger. Shultz was named 
Secretary of State, Weinberger, Secretary of Defense, Bechtel had 
been financed by the Schroder-Rockefeller Company, the 1936 
alliance between the Schroder Bank and the Rockefeller heirs. 

The Rockefeller influence also remains preeminent in the 
monetary field. Since November, 1910, when Senator Nelson 
Aldrich chaired the secret conference at Jekyl Island which gave us 
the Federal Reserve Act, the Rockefellers have kept us within the 
sphere of the London Connection. During the Carter Administration, 
David Rockefeller generously sent his personal assistant, Paul 
Volcker, to Washington to head the Federal Reserve Board. Reagan 
finally replaced him in 1987 with Alan Greenspan, a partner of J. P. 
Morgan Company. Their influence on our banking system has 
remained constant through many financial coups on their part, one 
of the most profitable being the confiscation of privately owned 
gold from American citizens by Roosevelt's edict. Our citizens had 
to turn over their gold to the privately Federal Reserve System. The 
Constitution permits confiscation for purposes of eminent domain, 
but prohibits confiscation for private gain. The gold's new owners 
then had the gold revalued from $20 an ounce to $35, giving them 
an enormous profit. 

In reviewing the all-pervasive influence of the Rockefellers and 
their foreign controllers, the Rothschilds, in every aspect of 
American life, the citizen must ask himself, "What can be done?" 
Right can prevail only when the citizen actively seeks justice. 

Justice can prevail only when each citizen realizes that it is his God- 
given duty to mete out justice. History has documented all of the 
crimes of the usurpers of our Constitution. We have learned the 
painful lession that the Rockefeller monopolists exercise their evil 
power almost solely through federal and state agents. At this 
writing, former Congressman Ron Paul is running for the 
Presidency of the United States on an eminently sensible and 
practical campaign — abolish the Federal Reserve System — abolish 
the FBI — abolish the Internal Revenue Service — and abolish the 
CIA. It has been known for years that 90% of the Federal Bureau of 
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and isolate political dissidents, (including the present writer, over a 
period of some thirty-three years). 

The criminal syndicalists are now looting the American nation 
of one trillion dollars each year, of which about one-third, more than 
three hundred billion dollars per year, represents the profitable 
depredations of the Drag Trust and its medical subsidiaries. Before a 
sustained effort to combat these depredations can be mounted, 
Americans must make every effort to regain their health. As Ezra 
Pound demanded in one of his famous radio broadcasts, "Health, 
dammit!" America became the greatest and most productive nation 
in the world because we had the healthiest citizens in the world. 
When the Rockefeller Syndicate began its takeover of our medical 
profession in 1910, our citizens went into a sharp decline. Today, 
we suffer from a host of debilitating ailments, both mental and 
physical, nearly all of which can be traced directly to the operations 
of the chemical and drug monopoly, and which pose the greatest 
threat to our continued existence as a nation. Unite now to restore 
our national health — the result will be the restoration of our national 
pride, the resumption of our role as the inventors and producers of 
the modem world, and the custodian of the world's hopes and 
dreams of liberty and freedom. 



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